A Sydney man was pulled over by police in regional NSW and found to be breaching COVID-19 public health orders.
Police stopped a Honda Accord on the Hume Highway, Goulburn, about 2pm on Sunday and spoke with the 33-year-old driver.
The man, from Sydney, was found to be in breach of the current COVID-19 Health Order.
He was issued a direction to return home, as well as a PIN for failing to comply with a noticed direction and fined $1000.
The detection came as police conducted a traffic operation across the Riverina that resulted in more than 60 infringement notices being issued.
Operation Convoy was undertaken by officers attached to the Traffic and Highway Patrol Command between Wednesday and Sunday.
It was targeting heavy vehicle compliance and alcohol or drug-impaired drivers within the Riverina Police District, including Wagga Wagga, Junee, Temora, Henty, The Rock, Gundagai, Tarcutta and Holbrook.
During the operation, officers conducted 330 breath tests and 63 random drug tests with 64 infringement notices issued for offences including speed and mobile phone offences, along with heavy vehicle fatigue and load restraint breaches.
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Officers were also patrolling popular tourist areas to ensure any visitors were complying with current COVID-19 Public Health Orders.
Six 24-hour driving prohibition notices were issued, as well as eight court attendance notices.
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