Traffic cop charged with drink driving in Ipswich

A TRAFFIC cop who was allegedly caught drink driving early this morning will appear in Ipswich Magistrates Court this month.  

The 45-year-old sergeant from the Road Policing Command was off duty and driving a private vehicle when he came to the attention of police.

When tested, the sergeant allegedly returned a breath analysis reading of 0.133 percent - more than 2 and a half times the legal limit.

He will appear in Ipswich Magistrates Court on August 22 to face two charges; driving while under the influence and obstruct police.

The sergeant has not been stood down from official duty. 


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