• Hannah Phillips

Erratic Driver Arrested at Ceduna


A driver was arrested after allegedly driving erratically and speeding at Ceduna last night.

Police received multiple calls from the public just after 7pm on Wednesday 5 September with reports of a blue Ford sedan driving erratically and speeding on the Eyre Highway.


Police located a vehicle about 7.30pm, it failed to stop and was seen to drive off at speed on Poyton Street. The alleged driver was seen to go inside a Ceduna property. Police attended and arrested the man.

The driver also submitted to a drug test and returned a positive result for methamphetamine.

The sample has been sent to Forensic Science SA for further analysis. A 31-year-old man from Thevenard was charged with drive in a speed and manner dangerous, driving under the influence and resist arrest.

His car was impounded and he was bailed to appear at the Ceduna Magistrates Court at a later date.

Police wish to thank the members of the public who reported this unsafe driving to police.

"We appreciate the help of other motorists to improve road safety and remove dangerous drivers from our roads," they said in a statement. Anyone who witnessed this incident, or has dashcam vision, who has not yet spoken to police is asked to provide their details via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at crimestopperssa.com.au.