Taxi seized after taking liquor to dry area

The police Alcohol Policing Unit (APU) has seized a taxi under Section 95 of the Liquor Act.

 

Members of the APU reported observing the taxi enter a drive through liquor outlet in Millner last Friday morning, with the passenger purchasing a two-litre box of wine in clear view of the taxi driver.

 

The vehicle then continued to Bagot Community, an Alcohol Protected Area.

 

The taxi was apprehended and seized.

 

Both the 29-year-old male driver and 44-year-old female passenger were issued infringement notices.

 

– Police report.

 

 

 

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  1. Chris Slater
    Posted December 19, 2018 at 5:29 pm

    Money money! Probably why you can wait for hours for a cab at around opening time and after three phone calls to ask where is the cab you are told “sorry not our fault the driver reported that you were not there”.
    But I was there. Might of been compounded by the fact that I wanted to pay by card. Big mistake. Alice Taxis. Mmmm.

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