A CRADLEY Heath woman has been handed a community order for obstructing a police officer and drink driving.

Ruby Kirwan, of Elm Tree Way, admitted obstructing a police officer in the execution of his duty in Halesowen on April 17.

She also drove a car on Dudley Road, Halesowen, while over the legal alcohol limit, Dudley Magistrates’ Court was told.

The 23-year-old was given a community order with a curfew – to remain at home between 7pm and 7am each day for eight weeks.

She was also disqualified from driving for four years.

Magistrates also fined her £250 after she admitted driving without insurance, and she was told to pay £95 towards victim services and £500 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Kirwan also admitted to failing to surrender to custody and driving without insurance and otherwise than in accordance with a licence on Waterfall Lane, Rowley Regis, on May 8 and she was fined a further £250.