Australia Drunk driver with child in car spared jail

04:14  27 march  2020
04:14  27 march  2020 Source:   msn.com

Vic drink-driver jailed for killing mate

  Vic drink-driver jailed for killing mate A drunk driver who smashed into a tree on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula, killing his mate, has been jailed for nearly 13 years. Brandon Phongthaihong had been drinking beer and bourbon and driving at more than twice the speed limit when he lost control at a roundabout at Tootgarook in April 2019. His 17-year-old passenger Timothy Hocking died and two others suffered catastrophic injures.Phongthaihong, now 22, was jailed in the County Court of Victoria on Wednesday for 12 years and nine months, with a non-parole period of eight years and nine months.

A drink - driver who smashed into a concrete roundabout island and launched her car 14ft into the air while her child was in the back has been jailed . A lorry driver who witnessed the crash said he did not think those in the car would survive and that the car cleared the roundabout and hit a tree before

Officers say the children had no child restraints on and two women were also in the car , one with a head injury. Police say Sanders crashed into the Officers took Sanders to a police station and gave him a blood test. He's now facing a list of charges, including drunk driving and child endangerment.

  Drunk driver with child in car spared jail © AAP Image/David Moir A Sydney woman who crashed into a parked truck while drink driving with a child in the car has had her licence cut up and been ordered to address her alcohol issues.

North Kellyville woman Selina T. Ransfield, 31, was given a 15-month intensive corrections order - similar to a suspended jail term - after she pleaded guilty to high-range drink driving in Parramatta Local Court on Wednesday.

She was charged after crashing an SUV into a truck parked in Kellyville in January.

Ransfield walked from the scene carrying the four-year-old child, remonstrated with police and later blew a blood alcohol reading of 0.172.

Magistrate Tim Keady ordered Ransfield abstain from alcohol until June 2021 and undergo a rehabilitation program or therapy to address alcohol abuse.

She will also be disqualified from driving for nine months and forced to use an interlock device for the first two years under her new licence.

Five men guilty, 79 years' jail over two tonnes of drugs worth $1 billion .
From 13 years to 20 years - the last of five men guilty over their role in one of Australia's largest drug importations has been sentenced.Between them, the five men received a total of 79 years for their roles in attempting to import two tonnes of ice and ecstasy worth around $1 billion that was intercepted by police in a container containing household goods from Germany in November 2014.

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