Hunter Valley Police District arrests 21-year-old woman following pursuit through streets of Muswellbrook

IT was not the way a 21-year-old woman wanted to spend her day.

But, after coming to the attention of Hunter Valley Police District last week, she now has plenty of time for reflection.

About 3.50pm on Thursday, August 8, officers were involved in a pursuit with a white Honda Civic on Cassidy Street, Muswellbrook, when it drove off from a mobile RBT stop.

The driver, a Holmesville female, was stopped after a short chase on Woollybutt Way, cross of Rutherford Road.

The vehicle was searched, where a quantity of drugs, handcuffs and a credit card not belonging to the offending motorist was located.

A passenger, aged 12, was then placed under arrest and later released into the care of his mother.

The 21-year-old woman was arrested and conveyed to Muswellbrook Police Station where she was charged with take and drive conveyance, police pursuit, goods in custody, drive while disqualified and possess prohibited drug.