Drink-driving cop also charged with assaulting and resisting police

A POLICE officer who was charged with drink-driving last month has had further charges laid against her.

As a result of investigations into the incident, the officer has since been charged with one count of assaulting police and one count of resisting police.

About 10pm on Monday, March 24 police from Canobolas Local Area Command stopped a vehicle in Byng Street, Orange.

The female driver, a senior constable, was subjected to a road-side breath test, which returned a positive reading.

She was arrested and taken to Orange Police Station where a breath analysis allegedly showed a reading of 0.102.

Her driver’s licence was suspended and confiscated.

She was issued with a Court Attendance Notice for the offence of Drive with Middle Range PCA.

The officer is due to appear in Orange Local Court on April 24.

BACK THEN: POLICE OFFICER ARRESTED FOR DRINK DRIVING

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