Johan Strauss (“Joe” to his mates) was out at Mooseheads on the evening of
Saturday 5 January 2019.
At about 1:00am Joe was found by Police to be sitting in his car in Mooseheads
car park. The keys were in the ignition but the vehicle was stationary. Police
performed a breathalyser test on him. The result showed a reading of 0.12
(noting the legal limit of 0.05).
Officer Moore asked Joe to exit the vehicle. “I’m sorry but you are reading
over. You will have to come to the station for further testing.” Joe agreed
and got into the police vehicle at Officer Moore’s direction. On his short journey,
Joe was seated next to Constable Pierce. Joe sat with his head in his hands for
the majority of the journey. He briefly raised his head shortly prior to arriving at
the station and, turning to Constable Pierce stated “that was a bit stupid of
me wasn’t it.”
Further blood tests were taken in police custody that confirmed Joe to be over
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