Woman charged with drink-driving with baby in car

A young woman stopped in the middle of the day for speeding in western Sydney, reportedly ruined a high-level result while a baby was in the back seat.

A female P-plater has been charged with drink-driving in western Sydney, with police discovering she had an 11-month-old baby in the back of her car when she was stopped.

Highway police arrested the woman’s Holden Barina on Boronia Road in St. Mary’s on Wednesday, just after noon.

The car was traveling too fast in a southerly direction, police said.

Officers spoke to the 26-year-old woman and discovered an 11-month-old baby in the back seat of the car.

She undertook a roadside breath test, which reportedly gave a positive result.

The woman was subsequently arrested and taken to St Marys Police Station for further investigation.

During a second breath test, she would have returned a BAC of 0.206.

The woman, who holds a P2 driver’s license, was given a Field Court Attendance Notice for a first offense of driving a High Range PCA.

She was given a violation warrant for exceeding the speed limit and not showing P plates.

Her driver’s license was also revoked.

The woman will appear in Penrith court on June 2.

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