Officer spat on, woman charged at Narromine

A woman has been charged with 11 offences after allegedly crashing a vehicle and assaulting a police officer in the state’s Orana Region.

About 5.20pm yesterday (Tuesday 20 April 2021), police were called to Dappo Road, Narromine, after reports a female driver had performed a burnout and collided with a fence.

It’s alleged the woman also assaulted a female bystander and stole her phone before attempting to flee.

The woman was detained by members of the public and the phone was recovered.

Officers from Orana Mid-Western Police District attended and arrested the 33-year-old woman, who allegedly refused to provide a breath test.

She was taken to Dubbo Police Station, where it’s further alleged the woman spat at a male sergeant, before being taken to Dubbo Base Hospital for treatment.

Upon release she was taken to Dubbo Police Station, where she was charged with 11 offences including;

  • Shoplifting
  • Not give particulars to owner of damaged property
  • Drive motor vehicle menaces another with intent
  • Drive recklessly/furiously or speed/manner dangerous-1st off
  • Common assault
  • Larceny
  • Resist officer in execution of duty (x2)
  • Assault police officer in execution of duty (x2)
  • Refuse or fail to submit to breath test

She was refused bail to appear at Dubbo Local Court today (Wednesday 21 April, 2021).

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