Police charge woman after Lakes Entrance evade

Police from Lakes Entrance have charged a woman following an incident in Lakes Entrance on Saturday morning, 26 June.

Officers were patrolling Grandview Road when they attempted to intercept a silver Ford sedan just after midnight.

The vehicle failed to stop and sped off.

It was located a short time later in Capes Road, where it had been involved in a minor collision with a street sign.

A male, believed to be the driver, ran from the vehicle.

Police took chase but were unable to locate the man.

A female passenger was arrested at the scene and allegedly found in possession of what is believed to be methylamphetamine and ecstasy.

A search of the vehicle located a quantity of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

The woman was charged with trafficking and possession of drugs of dependence and remanded to appear at Bairnsdale Magistrates’ Court today.

Enquiries are ongoing into establishing the identity of the male and anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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