Woman accused of doing burnouts with baby in back seat

A woman has been charged for allegedly doing burnouts in an illegally modified car with her baby in the passenger seat.

Patrolling NSW Police officers noticed a Holden Calais performing a large burnout in the carpark of a donut shop on Orange Grove Road at Liverpool, in Sydney’s southwest, on Friday about 10.50pm.

They stopped the car and spoke to the 23-year-old female driver, and discovered a 10-month-old baby, who is believed to be her child, in the back seat, police said.

A 23-year-old woman has been charged with allegedly doing a burnout in this carpark at Liverpool with a baby in the back seat. Source: NSW Police

It is further alleged the woman’s car, a Holden Calais, had been illegally modified and the six-cylinder engine had been replaced by a highly modified V8 engine, with only a partial exhaust system fitted.

It was also found the 23-year-old, who holds a P2 licence, was driving without P plates displayed.

She was issued infringement notices for driving a prohibited vehicle which ended with a $561 fine, $263 for not displaying P plates, $112 for not carrying licence and her driver’s licence was suspended.

CCTV shows the Holden in the carpark appearing to do burnouts. Police allege the car was also illegally modified. Source: NSW Police

A child at risk report was submitted to Family and Community Services regarding the incident.

The woman will also appear in court on July 17 for the offence of aggravated burnout.

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