Drug driver caught

DANGEROUS: Police caught a 37-year-old man driving with methamphetamine in his system near Whyalla.
DANGEROUS: Police caught a 37-year-old man driving with methamphetamine in his system near Whyalla.

A 37-year-old man was caught drug driving by police near Whyalla on Thursday.

Just after 4.30pm on Thursday, August 9 police were performing mobile radar duties on the Lincoln Highway north of Whyalla when they detected a car travelling at 152km/h in a 110km/h speed zone.

The driver was stopped and also drug tested where he allegedly returned a positive result to methamphetamine.

A man from Christies Beach was issued with an expiation notice for excessive speed, a total of $980 and 7 demerit points.

He was issued with a driver direction notice prohibiting him from driving for 24 hours and may face further charges pending the results of a forensic analysis.