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Costly night for revellers

Monday, 20th June, 2011

Nine receive hefty fines Nine receive hefty fines

Nine receive hefty fines

A night on the town has proven costly for a handful of revellers over the weekend with police handing out nine fines in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police handed out eight fines to patrons of an Argent Street hotel between the hours of 1am and 2.15am for failing to quit a licensed premises and failing to move on when instructed. Meanwhile another person was fined at an Argent Street club around midnight for failing to quit a licensed premises.

In other recent incidents a provisional driver has lost his license and received a heavy fine after travelling at 101km/h in a 50km/h zone on Thursday night.

 

A night on the town has proven costly for a handful of revellers over the weekend with police handing out nine fines in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police handed out eight fines to patrons of an Argent Street hotel between the hours of 1am and 2.15am for failing to quit a licensed premises and failing to move on when instructed. Meanwhile another person was fined at an Argent Street club around midnight for failing to quit a licensed premises.

In other recent incidents a provisional driver has lost his license and received a heavy fine after travelling at 101km/h in a 50km/h zone on Thursday night.

The 19 year-old Broken Hill man was spotted by police speeding along Rakow Street at 11.35pm. He received a $1,865 fine and had his license immediately suspended for six months.

On Friday night police charged a 43 year-old local man for driving while disqualified.

The man was stopped for a random breath test in Argent Street and police found that he had previously lost his license. He was given a notice to attend court.

In South Broken Hill several buildings were damaged by vandals in the early hours of of Sunday morning.

A rock was thrown through the front window of a Patton Street business, while windows were also reportedly smashed at the Sanderson Stadium.

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