TWO Somerville Highway Patrol police members impounded three cars being driven by unauthorised drivers in two hours, Tuesday 23 July.
At 10.38am on Peninsula Link at Baxter a 64-year-old Rosebud woman was found driving while suspended. Her VW Golf was impounded for 30 days with a release fee of $1075.
At 11.54am on Frankston-Dandenong Road, Frankston North, a Frankston man, 52, was also found to be driving while suspended. His Hyundai iMax van was impounded with a release fee $1042.
At 12.39pm on Fingal Drive, Frankston, a Glenorchy woman, 39, was found to be driving her Frankston mate’s unregistered car on a learner’s permit. Police allege she and her unlicensed passenger had removed the interlock device allowing her to drive the car.
After returning a positive test for methyl-amphetamine the VR Commodore was impounded for the driver breaching the interlock condition. The release fee is $1038.
All three drivers will be summonsed to appear at Frankston Magistrates’ Court at a late date.