A MAN has allegedly been caught drink-driving more than five times over the legal limit in Belmont.
About 2.15pm Friday the man was allegedly refused entry to a licensed premises on the Pacific Highway, Belmont, before he left the area in a Subaru station wagon.
Hotel staff notified police immediately. A short time later officers from the Lake Macquarie Highway Patrol Command observed the vehicle in a carpark on Macquarie Street, Belmont.
After a conversation with the man, he returned a positive reading to a roadside breath test and was arrested and taken to Belmont Police Station.
He underwent a breath analysis and returned an alleged reading of 0.263.
The 34-year-old man was issued a Field Court Attendance Notice for the offence of high-range PCA and is due to appear at Belmont Local Court on Wednesday December 5, 2018.
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