Police snare Ford Laser carrying eight

A Ford Laser carrying eight people – including one in the boot – was intercepted by police in Lalor early on Saturday morning.

Tthe 20-year-old male driver, from Preston, was unlicensed and returned a positive breath test, said police. He then refused to attend a police station so he could be tested properly.

The hatchback, which was heading north in High Street, was intercepted around 4.30am.

The car was impounded and the occupants – five men and three women from the Northern suburbs – were told to find alternative transport.

The driver will charged on summons with traffic offences including failing to accompany police for the purpose of a breath test. The passengers will be fined for seatbelt and passenger infringements.

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