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Tablelands overnight wrap, Wednesday May 10

Drink driving, Speewah: A 61-year-old local woman has been charged after a traffic intercept on Tuesday evening in Speewah.

Police will allege the woman was intercepted for a roadside breath test on William Smith Drive, Speewah at about 11.05pm. The woman returned a reading of 0.072 per cent and was issued with a 24 hour notice of suspension of her driver licence.

She is scheduled to appear in the Mareeba Magistrates Court at a later stage, charged with one count of drink driving.

Drug offences, Mareeba: Police have charged a local man following a search of his vehicle on Wednesday morning.

It will be alleged a 25-year-old man was located sitting in the rear of his vehicle at Bunny Seary Lookout on Chewko Road, Mareeba at about 1.30am, in possession of drugs. An emergent search of the vehicle located Cannabis as well as a number of Cannabis seeds in the vehicle.

He is scheduled to appear in the Mareeba Magistrates Court on May 22, charged with possess dangerous drugs and possess utensils.

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