WOMAN TO FACE COURT AFTER DRUGS ALLEGEDLY DISCOVERED IN VEHICLE SEARCH

A woman has been charged after a police search of a vehicle in a Lake Macquarie suburb.

Around 2am today, police were patrolling Howard Street in Warners Bay, when they observed a male and female standing next to a vehicle.

Police spoke to the pair, and subsequently searched the vehicle.

Officers allegedly discovered a powdered substance, believed to be ecstasy, a number of tablets and several clear resealable bags during the search.

A 30-year-old woman was charged with possessing a prohibited drug and supplying a prohibited drug, and will appear at Newcastle Local Court today.