Drink-drive mum caught with three children in car in Sydney’s south-west

A woman has been charged after she was caught allegedly drink-driving with three children in the car in Sydney’s south west.

About 1.30am yesterday (Sunday 28 July 2019), officers from Campbelltown Highway Patrol were conducted proactive patrols in the Blair Athol area, when they stopped a Ford Falcon sedan on The Kraal Drive.

The driver, a 25-year-old woman, underwent a roadside breath test and she allegedly returned a positive result.

Upon inspection of her vehicle, police found two children, aged two and five, not properly restrained.

A six-month-old child in the vehicle was properly restrained.

The woman was arrested and taken to Campbelltown Police Station, where she returned an alleged reading of 0.138.

Her licence was suspended, and she was issued a Court Attendance Notice for driving with mid-range PCA.

The woman was also issued two infringement notices for drive with passenger six months or older but less than four years old not restrained as prescribed.

She is due to appear at Campbelltown Local Court on Tuesday 27 August 2019.

Police lodged a ‘child-at-risk’ report with the Department of Family and Community Services regarding the matter.

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