Ry Owen Latimer caught driving under the influence without a permit

Learner driver, 33, found & # 39; blind drunk & # 39 ;, held drugs and screamed in the middle of the road after he hit his car escaped from prison

  • Ry Owen Latimer blew an alcohol content of 0.18 in Maroochydore in May
  • He also had marijuana on him while he was driving unguarded on his L-plates
  • His license has been disqualified for nine months
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A student driver with three previous driving taxes was caught driving under the influence without supervision and in possession of drugs after driving his car into a gutter.

Ry Owen Latimer, 33, had never been fully licensed for his crash on Parker St, Maroochydore on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland on May 2.

Latimer was & # 39; blind drunk & # 39; when he blew 0.18 on a breath tester and was also caught with a sealed bag of marijuana.

The legal limit for blood alcohol is 0.05.

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Ry Owen Latimer (photo) blew a 0.18 when he hit his car against a road in Maroochydore

Ry Owen Latimer (photo) blew a 0.18 when he hit his car against a road in Maroochydore

At the crash site, there was a 10-meter-long gutter in the pavement that led to Latimer & # 39; s blue Mazda.

The deformed car dropped one of its wheels off the rim while another bent inside.

Defense lawyer Chris Lummy told the court that during & # 39; blind drunk & # 39; had made recordings with the police.

Police prosecutor Vicki Kennedy Grills told the court that Latimer was standing in the middle of the road, screaming and screaming when they were called to the scene around 9.45 pm.

The L-plater was heard and said he had & # 39; the worst day of his life & # 39; the Sunshine Coast Daily reported.

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Snr Sgt Kennedy told the court that Latimer was trying to hide the marijuana before he & # 39; Ah f *** it & # 39; started calling and dropped to the floor.

Latimer told the police that he knew his car was defective, but he still drove it.

Latimer (photo) was shouted in the middle of the road when the police were called to the crash scene

Latimer (photo) was shouted in the middle of the road when the police were called to the crash scene

Latimer (photo) was shouted in the middle of the road when the police were called to the crash scene

The 33-year-old also said he didn't need a driver's license because he didn't drive too often.

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Magistrate Maxine Baldwin stated that he was caught in 2008, 2010 and 2011 without having been supervised several times.

The 33-year-old pleaded guilty of driving an unsafe vehicle with a blood alcohol content of 0.18, non-compliance with his student's license and possession of dangerous drugs, at the Magistrates Court of Maroochore on Friday.

Six hours after being arrested by the police, Latimer was sobered up and fined $ 1200 for driving taxes and $ 300 for marijuana possession on Thursday.

His license has been disqualified for nine months.

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