Over the past couple of days, officers from Logan Village Yarrabilba have been conducting high visibility traffic enforcement in support of Operation Sierra Cold Snap.
Officers identified numerous drivers committing offences during this time which included:
- A 33-year-old Marsden man has been charged with drink driving and will appear before the Beaudesert Magistrates Court on July 14.
- A 23-year-old Yarrabilba man has been charged with unlicensed driving and will appear before the Beaudesert Magistrates Court on July 21.
- A 21-year-old Logan Village woman, a 29-year-old Yarrabilba woman and a 26-year-old Yarrabilba man have been charged with unlicensed driving and will all appear before the Beaudesert Magistrates Court on July 28.
Additional intercepts identified two drug drivers resulting in a 39-year-old Yeronga woman charged with drug diving, who will appear before the Beaudesert Magistrates Court on September 1.
A 27-year-old Chambers Flat woman has also been charged with drug driving and will appear before the Beaudesert Magistrates Court on September 1.
Officers have also issued 12 infringement notices to drivers for a volume of offences including driving and using unregistered and uninsured vehicles and expired drivers licences.
One of the more concerning intercepts was that of a provisional driver intercepted at Birnam, alleged to have been travelling at 131km/h in an 80km/h zone.
The 17-year-old Pacific Pines boy has been issued with an infringement notice with a penalty of $1,245 and eight demerit points. In addition to this, the driver will be subject to a high speed suspension for six months.
The operation is running from Saturday, June 27 through to Friday, July 17 covering the busy school holiday period and the first week of returning to school.
This operation aims to stop lives lost and serious traffic crashes on our roads and aims to
improve road safety.
Officers have been and will continue to conduct roadside drug and alcohol testing, detecting speed related offences, observing and targeting drivers using mobile phones, identifying and intervening to prevent fatigue related offences and ensuring drivers are wearing their seat belts.