There were numerous drink driving offences in the Limestone Coast over the Easter period

Fatal five focus of Easter police operations

Limestone Coast police conducted Operation Safe Holidays over the Easter weekend, focusing on the fatal five offences.

A number of offences were detected over the four day period.

About 8pm on Friday, April 2, a 66-year-old man from Henley Beach South was stopped at driver testing site in Beachport.

He provided a blood alcohol reading of 0.124. He was issued an immediate loss of licence notice and reported for drink driving and will be summons to attend court at a later date.

On Saturday, April 3 at 1am a 26- year-old man from Naracoorte was stopped for a mobile driver test on Victoria Road, Robe.

He provided a blood alcohol reading of 0.035 and was issued an expiation notice for breaching his probationary drivers licence.

On the same date at 7pm at Long Beach, Robe, a 39 year- old woman from Kingston Park was reported for drink driving after being stopped at a driver testing site, she provided a blood alcohol reading of 0.053. She was issued an expiation notice.

At 8.30pm on Saturday, a 23- year -old woman from Mount Gambier was stopped on Patricia Court, Mt Gambier for a mobile driver test.

She provided a blood alcohol reading of 0.084. Her vehicle was impounded for 28 days, she was issued with a 6 month immediate loss of licence notice and she will be summons to appear in court at a later date.

On Sunday, April 4 at 1am in Beachport a 34- year- old man from Millicent was stopped by police and given a expiation notice after he was found to be riding an uninsured and unregistered motorcycle. He provided a blood alcohol reading of a 0.068 and was reported for drink driving.

On the same date at 9.30pm, police stopped a 20- year- old man from Mil Lel for a mobile driver test on Wehl Street North, Mt Gambier. He provided a blood alcohol reading of 0.109. He was issued a 6 month immediate loss of licence notice and his vehicle was impounded for 28 days. He will be summons to appear in court at a later date.

At 10pm police responded to reports of an alleged drunk driver in a vehicle on Penola Rd, Mount Gambier.

A 43 year old Mount Gambier man provided a blood alcohol reading of 0.181. His vehicle was impounded, and he was issued a 12 month immediate loss of licence notice. He will be summons to appear in court at later date for drink driving and driving unlicensed.