"Four times the limit at 3pm, in charge of L-plater"

RBT. Allan Reinikka

A WOMAN has been charged with being almost four times the legal alcohol limit while in charge of a car being driven by a learner driver.

The woman, aged in her 50s, allegedly had a blood alcohol concentration of 0.198 when stopped on the New England Highway at 3pm on Thursday.

She was charged as part of Operation Papa Freesia and is due to front Stanthorpe Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Topics:  stanthorpe crime

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