Abattoir worker warned of jail time after daylight DUI on busy Wagga road

Andrew Mangelsdorf
Updated December 2 2023 - 10:55pm, first published November 30 2023 - 7:00pm
John Steward Poki was convicted in the Wagga Local Court on Wednesday on one count of driving with a mid-range PCA. File picture
John Steward Poki was convicted in the Wagga Local Court on Wednesday on one count of driving with a mid-range PCA. File picture

A Wagga abattoir worker has narrowly escaped jail time after consuming several cans of an alcoholic beverage and sharing five bottles of wine before taking to the road in a friend's car.

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Andrew Mangelsdorf

Originally from South Australia, Andrew Mangelsdorf grew up in Victoria before launching his career in Temora, NSW. He also served as a journalist at Lake Cargelligo before making the move to The Daily Advertiser in 2022. Always on the lookout for story ideas, so if you've got one, let me know: andrew.mangelsdorf@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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