Woman charged after damaging property at home used as drought relief drop-off point

A woman has been charged after allegedly damaging property, injuring cattle and assaulting and resisting police in the state’s west.

About 9.15pm on Sunday, a woman driving a Ford Falcon entered a property being used as a drought relief drop-off point on Higgins Road near Yeoval.

It’s alleged the owners of the property arrived home and contacted police when they saw the Ford in the driveway.

The woman drove away, however, the owners followed in a vehicle and it’s alleged the woman hit fencing, cattle and the side of their car before leaving the property.

During the incident, about 10 fences were damaged and a number of cows were injured.

Officers from Orana Mid-Western Police District attended and began an investigation.

Just after midnight yesterday on Monday, the Ford Falcon was seen near Yullundry Road.

Police attended and arrested a 35-year-old woman.

During the arrest, it’s alleged the woman kicked a senior constable’s leg and foot.

Police searched the vehicle and located mobile phones, jewellery, an emergency services medal, methylamphetamine, cash and a pocket knife.

The woman was taken to Dubbo Police Station and charged with nine offences including enter land with intent to commit indictable offence, drive motor vehicle while licence suspended, predatory driving, destroy or damage property, possess prohibited drug, resist officer in execution of duty, assault officer in execution of duty, custody of knife in public place and goods in personal custody suspected being stolen.

She was refused bail to appear at Dubbo Local Court on Monday where she was refused bail again to reappear at Wellington Local Court on Tuesday 21 August 2018. 

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