Police intercepted the man on the highway.
Police intercepted the man on the highway. Kevin Farmer

Alleged drugged highway driver to face court

A 25-year-old Ipswich man has had the number plates of his car confiscated for 90 days after being pulled up on the New England Highway north of Wallangarra.

Sergeant Alan Baker, of Wallangarra police, said the man was charged with driving while disqualified and driving under the influence of a dangerous drug.

He will front Stanthorpe Magistrates Court in August.


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Sunshine State lives up to its name

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Three teens injured in early morning roll-over

Three teens injured in early morning roll-over

The crash happened on a suburban street shortly before 1am

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