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High range drink driver, Holloways Beach

A 53-year-old Holloways Beach woman has been charged following a traffic intercept on Wednesday night. 

Cairns Property Crime Squad officers were conducting patrols of the area when they observed a station wagon allegedly weaving along the roadway before striking a curb.

Officers intercepted the vehicle and spoke with the driver.

Police will allege the woman was approximately four time over the legal limit after returning a breath alcohol reading of 0.206.

The woman was charged with driving under the influence of liquor and is due to appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court on July 15.