QT's name and shame: This week's drink drivers

EVERY week The QT publishes the names of drink-drivers who have been in court in Ipswich over the past week.

 

Man crashed car after row

A MAN who crashed into a parked vehicle in Redbank Plains has been fined $500 for driving over the middle-alcohol limit.

Charles Ozezie Ndubuwa, 44, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to the charge this week.

Ndubuwa's defence lawyer told the court his client had had an argument with his wife before the accident and had gone for a drive to "cool down".

Before he got behind the wheel, the Nigerian-born father-of-three had consumed half a bottle of wine that day.

The court was told it had been raining and the wet roads had caused Ndubuwa's vehicle to slide and strike the vehicle.

He was breath-tested and registered a blood alcohol reading of 0.137. His licence had been suspended on the day of the incident. In addition to his fine, Ndubuwa was disqualified from holding a driver's licence for four months.

 

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Driver had 'one too many' after attending funeral

A MAN has been charged with drink-driving as he returned home after a funeral in Lowood.

Lloyd Johnston, 27, a railway worker from NSW, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to driving over the general alcohol limit.

Johnston's defence lawyer told the court his client had travelled to the Somerset Region to attend the funeral of his grandparent-in-law.

The court was told Johnston had drunk "one too many" during the function held after the funeral.

He was intercepted at an RBT. He was breath-tested and registered a blood alcohol reading of 0.078. Johnston was fined $250 and disqualified from holding a driver's licence for a month.

  • DARRYL Mark Hoffman, 64, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to driving over the middle-alcohol limit in Collingwood Park. He was fined $300 and disqualified from holding a driver's licence for a month.
  • LEE Raymond Mason, 21, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to driving over the general alcohol limit. He was fined $300 and issued a restricted driver's licence for three months.
  • JYE Benjamin Munro-Ping, 20, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to failure to provide a breath sample as well as a string of other offences including driving without a licence and public nuisance. He was fined $900 and disqualified from holding a driver's licence for eight months.
  • WADE Thompson, 40, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to driving over the middle-alcohol limit in Redbank Plains. He was fined $400 and issued a restricted driver's licence for six months.
  • BRETT Andrew Winks, 46, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to driving over the middle alcohol limit in Allandale. He was fined $600 and issued a restricted driver's licence for eight months.
  • REBECCA Jayne Kelly, 21, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to driving over the middle-alcohol limit. She was fined $800 and disqualified from holding a driver's licence for seven months.
  • BRADLEY Robert Mack, 47, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to driving under the influence as well as various other offences including driving without a licence. He was sentenced to eight months imprisonment, suspended for four months and disqualified from holding a driver's licence for 30 months.
  • PAUL Francis Smithurst, 54, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to driving over the zero alcohol limit while holding a learner or provisional licence or unlicensed. He was fine $300 and disqualified from holding a driver's licence for three months.
  • CRAIG Edward Yates, 36, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to driving over the middle alcohol limit in Ipswich. He was fined $600 and disqualified from holding a driver's licence for four months.
  • ANITA Marie Murray, 36, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to driving under the influence in Springfield Lakes. She was fined $900 and disqualified from holding a driver's licence for nine months.
  • DARRYL Noel Burgess, 45, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to driving over the middle-alcohol limit in Fernvale. He was fined $800 and disqualified from holding a driver's licence for three months.
  • KUOT Akuei Kout, 26, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to driving under the influence in Goodna. He was fined $800 and disqualified from holding a driver's licence for six months.
  • ADAM Keith Turnbull, 35, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to driving over the middle alcohol limit. He was fined $500 and disqualified from holding a driver's licence for three months.
  • CRAIG Stephen Parker, 47, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to failing to provide a specimen of breath in Fernvale.He was fined $1000 and disqualified from holding a driver's licence for six months.
  • JACOB Woods, 32, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to driving over the zero alcohol limit while holding a learner or provisional licence or unlicensed in Redbank Plains. He was fined $800 and disqualified from holding a driver's licence for nine months.
  • JUSTIN Lee Kaye, 23, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to driving over the middle-alcohol limit in Bundamba. He was fined $800 and disqualified from holding a driver's licence for seven months.
  • GREGORY Frederick Holzberger, 31, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to driving over the middle-alcohol limit in One Mile. He was sentenced to three months' imprisonment and disqualified from holding a driver's licence for six months.
  • TOBY Allen Hammond, 40, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to driving over the middle-alcohol limit in Boonah. He was fined $700 and disqualified from holding a driver's licence for five months.
  • DARREN John Moore, 39, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to driving over the middle-alcohol limit in Boonah. He was fined $400 and disqualified from holding a driver's licence for three months.
  • STACEY Colleen Daylight, 44, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to driving under the influence in Bundamba. She was fined $1200 and disqualified from holding a driver's licence for 12 months.
  • ANDREW Teleav Tevaseu, 22, pleaded guilty at Ipswich Magistrates Court to driving over the middle-alcohol limit in Goodna. He was fined $450 and disqualified from holding a driver's licence for three months.


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