A 25-year-old unlicensed Gilmore man has been charged with multiple offences after he was allegedly seen drink-driving twice in the same morning.
About 3.10am on Sunday, police were conducting mobile patrols in Weston when a 25-year-old unlicensed Gilmore man driving a Holden Commodore was stopped.
Police said the driver underwent a breath screening test which returned a positive result. He was taken into custody and conveyed to Woden Police Station for breath analysis.
The result of the analysis was 0.189 grams of alcohol per 210 litres of breath.
The driver was served with immediate suspension notice, suspending his right to drive for 90 days.
He was released from custody and departed Woden Police Station as the passenger of a rideshare vehicle.
About 4.50am, police allegedly saw the Holden Commodore from the earlier incident.
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Police said officers attempted to stop the driver, however he drove away at high speed.
About 5.20am, police located the Holden Commodore travelling in Gilmore where the vehicle came to a stop and the driver allegedly fled on foot. The vehicle was seized.
About 6.10am, police located the man at his home address in Gilmore.
The man subsequently provided a sample of his breath for analysis and the result of the analysis was 0.159 grams of alcohol per 210 litres of breath.
He was transported to the ACT Watch House where he is expected to be charged with unlicenced driving, drive while suspended, special driver PCA (Level 4) x 2, fail to stop and furious driving.
Following the incident, ACT Policing is urging drivers to not drink and drive.
"This man's actions this morning put both himself and other road users at serious risk," an ACT Policing statement read.
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