A 28-year-old man has blown more than three times over the legal limit after police found his car stopped in the middle of the road in Albert Street, Darley on Saturday night.
Police were surprised to find a car stopped in the middle of the road for no apparent reason
A Bacchus Marsh police unit investigated and discovered a man in the car who returned a positive preliminary breath test reading. He was subsequently taken back to a police station and returned a reading of .171.
His vehicle, a Holden Commodore sedan, was immediately impounded for a period of 30 days at a cost of $1225.
The Darley man is expected to be charged on summons with drink driving offences.
The impound formed part of Operation Furlong, a state-wide road policing blitz over the long weekend.
The operation focuses on the safety of all road users, targeting drink and drug driving, speed, distraction, fatigue and seatbelt use.
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