Goondiwindi dump run costs tradie $900 and his licence

It was only a half a kilometre round trip for a local tradie who "foolishly" decided to do a dump run after too many drinks. Goondiwindi Magistrate's Court heard how Graeme John Davis, a 57-year-old carpenter, didn't get far before he was apprehended by police and returned a reading of 0.115. He was fined $900 and disqualified from driving for three months.

An 18-year-old Tenterfield was detected driving after smoking "a couple of joints" of cannabis. Cory Ray Harding was fined $600 and disqualified from driving for four months.

Brock Cain Heironymus, a 22-year-old spray painter from Goondiwindi was fined $800 and disqualified from driving for four months after returning a BAC of 0.111.

Riky John Mcintyre Grose, a 20-year-old apprentice builder of Goondiwindi was fined $800 and disqualified from driving for three months after returning a BAC of 0.121. He was also detected speeding.

A 34-year-old Goondiwindi man, Johnathon Neil Griffiths, was placed on a 12-month good behaviour bond after pleading guilty to wilful damage. He kicked in a screen door as he "wasn't thinking straight" and had "just got out of detox the day before".

Brooke Marie Glasson, a 28-year-old Goondiwindi woman, was fined $600 after pleading guilty to three breach of bail offences.

Twenty-nine-year-old Goondiwindi man, Steven Kareem Bartman was fined $100 after pleading guilty to being found in possession of cannabis. The man had been playing the pokies earlier where "someone must have put it in his pocket".

Diana Amelia Joan Porter had her case dealt with exparte. She was fined $200 for stealing and contravening a direction.

A 25-year-old diesel mechanic from Goondiwindi has been disqualified from driving for three months and fined $500. Dexter John Hutt was detected driving with methamphetamine in his system on January 30 in Koina Street.

A 20-year-old unemployed Goondiwindi man has been ordered to participate in drug diversion after pleading guilty to drug driving, possessing drug utensils and two counts of drug possession. William Keith Norrie was stopped for a random drug test which proved positive for methamphetamine. A black bag containing a pipe also fell from his shoe which he admitted he used to smoke meth. He was also found with 0.3g of meth and two cannabis seeds he admitted he was "going to grow in his yard".