Man smoked weed and got behind the wheel
A FORMER mechanic caught drug-driving told police he had smoked marijuana earlier that day.
Bailey Jayde Perez-Homer, 22, was pulled over at Buderim on April 16, at 4.10pm, for a drug test.
Analysis showed the presence of marijuana in his system.
Perez-Homer pleaded guilty in Gladstone Magistrates Court on Monday to drug-driving.
Defence lawyer Bianca Wierland said her client had used the drug to help with mental health issues.
She said Perez-Homer had moved from Maroochydore to Gladstone but had plans to move back to the Sunshine Coast.
Perez-Homer was fined $400 and disqualified from driving for three months.
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