An unmarked Western Australia police motorcyclist has captured helmet cam footage of a motorist rolling a joint behind the wheel.
The footage shows the officer pulling up beside the stopped vehicle about 4:30am Tuesday on the Great Eastern Highway Redcliff and looking in the open driver’s side window to see the motorist rolling what appeared to the officer to be a marijuana joint.
Western Police Media posted a tongue-in-cheek tweet to their timeline with the text, “Top tip – Do not roll a joint when the @WAPoliceTraffic bike is next to you. #Distracteddrivingtoawholenewlevel”.
The 20-year-old male driver from Wanneroo has been charged with possessing cannabis, and his passenger, a 22-year-old North Beach man, was charged with cannabis possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Both will appear in court. Is “stupidity” a recognised charge?
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