Australia Notorious Perth drink driver fined again

01:21  04 february  2018
01:21  04 february  2018 Source:   9news.com.au

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Notorious drink - driver fined for more offences. Mitchell Walsh appeared in court via video link from Hakea Prison. Perth Beaches. Bushfire Alerts.

NOTORIOUS drink and drug driver Mitchell Walsh, who once killed a 10-year-old cyclist, has been remanded in While the fine was the maximum available to the court, Ms Roberts said at the time more needed to be done. Walsh will appear in the Perth Magistrate's Court again later this month.

A serial drink driver has been fined almost $2000 - this time for drug driving and speeding.

Mitchell Walsh has previously been convicted of drink driving seven times.

He first hit the headlines in 2003 when he was involved in a fatal crash involving 10-year-old Jess Meehan, while three times over the legal alcohol limit.

Today, the 33-year-old faced court via video link from Hakea Prison.

Walsh admitted driving with methamphetamine and cannabis in his system in Carine in December.

About a week later, he was also caught speeding in his Ford Falcon ute, doing more than 100kms an hour in a 60km zone.

He told the Magistrate he was coming off the freeway and wasn't paying attention to the speed limit. 

Walsh was fined $1500 for reckless driving and $400 for drug driving.

He's also facing charges of driving under suspension and stealing a motor bike.

Walsh is currently behind bars after being refused bail at a previous court appearance.

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