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Man charged with high-range PCA in Belmont

A man has allegedly been caught drink-driving more than five times the legal limit in Belmont on Friday.

Police will allege a man was refused entry about 2.15pm (Friday, November 9), to a licensed premises on the Pacific Highway, Belmont, before he left the area in a Subaru station wagon.

Hotel staff notified police and officers from the Lake Macquarie Highway Patrol Command observed the vehicle a short time later in a carpark on Macquarie Street, Belmont.

After a conversation with the man, he returned a positive reading to a roadside breath test and was arrested and taken to Belmont Police Station.

He underwent a breath analysis and returned an alleged reading of 0.263.

The 34-year-old man was issued a Field Court Attendance Notice for the offence of high-range PCA and is due to appear at Belmont Local Court on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.

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