Trans-Tasman drinking sesh
Around 11:10pm Thursday 26th May police were conducting random breath testing duties on Epping Road, Lane Cove.
At this time, they stopped a white Holden Caprice.
The 76-year-old male driver – from Austins Ferry in Tasmania -underwent a roadside breath test and returned a positive result.
Police will allege the driver told them he had consumed four or five Sauvignon Blancs at a restaurant in Hobart earlier that afternoon, before flying to Sydney.
Upon arrival in the big smoke, he got behind the wheel of a Commodore.
The driver returned a mid-range reading of 0.129 grams of alcohol in his breath. His licence was suspended on the spot, he will face Hornsby Local Court later this month.
A Hobart man has been caught drink driving after a three-hour flight to Sydney.