A man was fined $800 for being a public nuisance.
A man was fined $800 for being a public nuisance. Scott Powick

CRIME: What's been happening in Airlie Beach

ALCOHOL allegedly got a couple of men into trouble with the police recently.

Public nuisance

A DRUNKEN night ended in a $800 fine for a man who assaulted someone while on holiday.

The 48-year-old, from Clare, became intoxicated, according to police, and assaulted another man inside a licenced premises, in the Airlie Beach Safe Night Precinct, on Saturday, December 7.

He was issued with a $800 on-the-spot fine for being a public nuisance and also banned from entering the Safe Night Precinct for 10 days.

Driver charged

A MOUNT Julian man has been charged with mid-range drink driving after allegedly recording a BAC of 0.125.

The 35-year-old was stopped on Shute Harbour Rd, Cannon Valley, for a roadside test about 2am on Sunday, December 8.

He was then taken to the police station for a further test, where he was issued with a Notice to Appear in Proserpine Magistrates Court, on January 6, 2020.


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