Off-duty officer charged – Northern Region

An off-duty police officer has been charged with mid-range drink-driving following a crash on the Central Coast.

About 11.35pm yesterday (Wednesday 3 August 2022), emergency services were called to Geoffrey Road, Chittaway Point, following reports of a crash.

On arrival, officers attached to Tuggerah Lakes Police District found a Suzuki sedan had crashed into a garbage bin and parked car.

The driver – an off-duty senior constable attached to a specialist command – was uninjured and subject to a roadside breath test which returned an alleged reading of 0.167.

She was arrested and taken to Wyong Police Station where she was subject to a secondary breath analysis which allegedly returned a positive reading of 0.132.

The 32-year-old woman was issued a Court Attendance Notice for drive with mid-range PCA, to appear at Wyong Local Court on Monday 15 August 2022.

Her licence has been suspended.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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