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Drink Driver Skips Stop Sign

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A drink driver has been detected after failing to stop at a stop sign at Whyalla on Sunday morning.

About 3.30am on Sunday 2 May, police pulled over the ute after it failed to stop at the intersection of Forsyth Street and Darling Terrace, Whyalla.

The driver, a 36-year-old Whyalla man, recorded a blood alcohol reading of 0.114.  

He was also issued with a cannabis expiation notice after cannabis and a bong were found in the centre console of the vehicle.

He was reported for drink driving and will be summonsed to appear in court at a later date.  His vehicle was impounded for 28 days and he was issued with a six month loss of licence.