Police are conducting traffic control with lights down on the Nicklin Way this morning
Police are conducting traffic control with lights down on the Nicklin Way this morning John Gass

Drunken behaviour leads to fines

COFFS/Clarence police have issued about $18,600 in infringement notices for alcohol-related offences in and around licensed premises since the beginning of October.

Infringements for the past weekend:

  • About 8.50pm on Saturday a 25-year-old tourist was issued a $550 fine for failing to leave licensed premises when required after being told to leave a Grafton St venue in Coffs Harbour.
  • At 10.45pm Saturday a 30-year-old Kingsford man was fined $550 after being ejected from a Park Beach licensed premises.
  • At 12.20am on Sunday a 30-year-old Taree woman was fined $550 after she was refused entry to a Grafton hotel.
  • Forty minutes later a 24-year-old Grafton man was refused entry into a Grafton pub and fined $550.
  • At the same time a 27-year-old Coffs Harbour man was issued an infringement notice for offensive language outside a Coffs Harbour licensed premises after continually swearing at police.
  • Two more fines were dished out in Coffs Harbour to men who refused to leave premises as directed.
  • At 3.50am on Sunday a 16-year-old Yamba girl was fined after refusing to leave a Yamba licensed premises when directed by security.


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