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Tas Police officer nabbed for drink driving

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A Tasmanian police officer has been charged with allegedly drink driving near Burnie last night.

The 23 year old western district officer recorded a blood alcohol reading of 0.060 after a minor single vehicle crash at the Bass Highway, Heybridge. 

The female officer has been charged with one count of Exceeding 0.05.

She was was off duty at the time and will be assigned to nonoperational duties until the matter is resolved in court.