Police officer attacked | Police News, March 21

Horse float overturned

A car towing a horse float rolled over on the Old Hume Highway at Berrima on March 17.

Both lanes of the highway were blocked and traffic was diverted through the breakdown lane which caused significant delays.

The horse, although uninjured, was in a state of shock and a vet was called to sedate it.

The float was later moved off the highway and the lanes were re-opened.

P-plater charged with mid-range drink driving

About 12.40am on March 18, police stopped a Ford ute on Gordon Road, Bowral.

The 18-year-old Moss Vale man driving was given a roadside breath test which proved positive.

The man was arrested and taken to Bowral Police Station.

A breath analysis test gave an alleged reading of 0.112.

Police found the man had a P2 Provisional Driver Licence.

He was issued a Court Attendance Notice for mid-range drink driving and will face Moss Vale Local Court on May 16.

Police officer attacked

A police officer was punched and kicked after a 21-year-old Burradoo man allegedly became abusive on March 17.

About 9.30pm, police stopped the man on Throsby Street, Moss Vale following reports vehicles in the area were being damaged.

The man allegedly became abusive towards police and was arrested for offensive language. It is alleged he became violent and punched and kicked one of the arresting officers.

He was taken to Bowral Police Station, and it is alleged the man also damaged the caged truck and police cells.

The man was charged with using offensive language, two counts of damaging property and one count of assaulting police.

He was refused bail and will appear at Goulburn Local Court on March 22.

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