An Origin loss just got worse for Rockhampton woman

QUEENSLAND lost the game and Shirley Bereneice Coulter lost her licence.

The Rockhampton woman pleaded guilty in court yesterday to drink driving after she was caught by police on May 29. The court heard Coulter was driving herself home after celebrating the first State of Origin match with a few drinks.

Unfortunately, the party ended when she was pulled over by police for a random breath test in Kawana at 1.30am.

Police prosecutor Julie Marsden told the court Coulter recorded a blood alcohol content of 0.181%.

Magistrate Mark Morrow fined Coulter $1200 and disqualified her from holding or obtaining a driver's licence for 10 months.

A 31-year-old Mount Morgan man also faced the Rockhampton Magistrates Court for drink driving.

Steve Banyard was intercepted by police on May 19 at 4.40pm. He recorded a blood alcohol content of 0.210%.

He was fined $1750 and disqualified for 16 months.



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