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Australia Sydney man arrested for drunk-driving on ride-on mower

14:52  28 november  2019
14:52  28 november  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

Minibus allegedly stolen by three youths crashes into parked cars

  Minibus allegedly stolen by three youths crashes into parked cars Three teenagers who allegedly stole a minibus and smashed into several parked cars in Sydney's Hills District this morning have been let off with a caution. Police and NSW Fire and Rescue officers were called to Applecross Avenue in Castle Hill just after 1am following reports a Hills Grammar bus had crashed into seven parked cars. © 9News The bus was stolen early this morning and crashed into seven parked cars in Castle Hill. Witnesses said they saw a group run from the crash site. Police arrested three teens, all aged 15, and took them to Castle Hill Police Station.

A Sydney man has been charged with high-range drink - driving after allegedly being caught taking a ride - on lawnmower down a footpath on Tuesday night. Because the ride - on mower was over 250kg, it was subject to conditional registration requirements, but it was unregistered.

Drunk driver without a licence is caught riding a LAWN MOWER along a road for more than 2km A 34-year-old man has been charged with high-range drink driving on Tuesday The man allegedly tried to ride a lawn mower to his friend's house 2km away

The man was allegedly drunk when driving a lawnmower down a footpath. © NSW Police The man was allegedly drunk when driving a lawnmower down a footpath. A Sydney man has been charged with high-range drink-driving after allegedly being caught taking a ride-on lawnmower down a footpath on Tuesday night.

The 34-year-old was spotted by Cumberland Highway Patrol allegedly taking the orange petrol-powered lawnmower on the footpath on Ettalong Road in Greystanes at 9.25pm.

He told officers had had driven the mower from Pendle Hill, 2km away from where he was stopped.

Because the ride-on mower was over 250kg, it was subject to conditional registration requirements, but it was unregistered.

The driver was taken to Granville Police Station where he registered a high-range alcohol reading of 0.167.

Police then found his last licence, a learner's permit, had expired over seven years ago.

Because of previous traffic convictions, he had been disqualified from driving until 2021.

He has been ordered to attend Fairfield Local Court on December 17.

He has also been issued several traffic infringement notices in connection to the unregistered lawnmower.

Man charged with deliberately lighting NSW fire, stealing ute .
A man who allegedly set a stolen ute ablaze, causing a grassfire in the NSW Hunter region, has been charged by police. Police say the 32-year-old stole a Ford Falcon ute from Freeman’s Waterhole on Friday morning. He was later seen driving dangerously and fled from police after hitting another car.The ute was found ablaze near a Buchanan property later that morning, which caused a grass fire just metres from bushland.

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