Four times a loser

A GRAFTON man was sentenced to three months jail for his fourth drink-driving offence in Grafton Local Court on Monday.

Kenneth Michael Bonnington, 59, was pulled over by police in Turf St, Grafton on Monday, January 13 and was found to have a 0.144 prescribed concentration of alcohol (PCA) in his system.

Bonnington, who had never been licensed, was already disqualified from driving at the time of this offence for a previous offence.

He was convicted of driving with a high-range PCA in May 2008, mid-range PCA in 2001 and low-range PCA in 1980.

Eight rum and Cokes, drive and big fine

Christopher Mark Hair of Maclean was fined $800 and disqualified from driving for 12 months after driving with a blood alcohol level of 0.135 on Wednesday, February 23.

Hair, who the court was told had never held a licence, admitted to police that he had drunk eight rum and Cokes at his home before they pulled him over while driving a motor vehicle unlicensed on River St, Maclean.



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