Hunter Valley Police District officers kept busy, with offenders charged at Muswellbrook and Scone for various offences

Intoxicated male arrested for trespassing

HUNTER Valley Police District officers were kept quite busy this week.

About 1.30am on Sunday, February 9, the occupants of a house in Aberdeen Street, Muswellbrook, were woken to an intoxicated male who had entered an entertainment area of the premises.

He was confronted by one resident while the other phoned Triple Zero (000).

Police arrived just after the drunk man had left and was arrested a short distance away.

The 51-year-old was taken to Muswellbrook Police Station and issued with Court Attendance Notices, for malicious damage and trespass offences, for a court date in March.

On Tuesday, February 11, officers attended the home address of a 23-year-Scone male about his manner of driving in the prior week.

Members of the public had called in, concerned about how the vehicle was driven, considering there were school students on board.

An off duty officer also witnessed the negligent driving, which occurred near Scone High about the school's finishing time.

The driver was issued with an infringement notice for negligent driving, which is a fine for $457 and three demerit points.

On Wednesday, February 12, at about 4am, Muswellbrook police responded to a call to attend Muswellbrook Local Court in Bridge Street to a possible break, enter and steal.

When the officers arrived, they spoke to and arrested a 21-year-old female, who had intentionally smashed the glass door panels to the courthouse.

The woman was aggressive and resisted police.

At the time she was found to be carrying a knife and in possession of illegal drugs - cannabis.

She was conveyed to Muswellbrook Police Station and charged with malicious damage, possession of a knife and possess illegal drug,

Bail was refused.