Pimpinio: Man caught driving on drugs with taser

Taser. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Taser. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

A MELBOURNE man has been caught driving under the influence of methamphetamine with a taser in his car near Pimpinio.

The man, 47, was travelling at 120 kilometres an hour in a 100kmh zone on the Western Highway about five kilometres outside of Pimpinio on Friday morning.

Leading Senior Constable Mick Ryan said the man returned a preliminary drug test for methamphetamine.

"He admitted using drugs and during the routine search of the vehicle we located a taser in the console," he said.

Leading Sen Const Ryan said the man had been charged on summons with possessing a prohibited weapon and driving under the influence of drugs.

The man was also issued with a speeding ticket

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