A Dubbo man who drove a car into a security guard and refused to do a breath test because police would not bow to his demands for painkillers has admitted his wrongdoing.
James Mitchell Pomfret, 28, pleaded guilty to negligent driving and refusing a breath test when he faced Dubbo Local Court last week.
According to a statement of agreed facts presented in court, Pomfret drove a white Nissan Navara east on Talbragar Street after the Pastoral Hotel closed about 3.10am on August 31.
"At this time a security guard was standing in a parking bay, stopping people from entering the roadway," police said.
Pomfret collided with one of the security guards and caused the passenger side mirror of the Nissan to become dislodged, police said.
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After the collision Pomfret was stopped by police on Cobborah Road. A roadside breath test Pomfret undertook returned a reading of 0.196, almost four times the legal limit.
Pomfret was arrested and found asleep in the rear of the caged police vehicle upon arrival at Dubbo Police Station.
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When police woke Pomfret he became argumentative and belligerent. He refused to do a second breath test, sat on the floor at the police station and said he would not do the test until he took some painkillers and drank water.
"Police informed [Pomfret] he could have those things when he conducted the breath analysis," police said.
He refused to do the test again. Pomfret and will be sentenced for his crimes on November 27.