Woman faces court on spitting, drug charges

A Hobart woman accused of spitting in a police officer's face has appeared in Launceston Magistrates Court.

Kristen Lee Poole, 32, is charged with assaulting police, failing to store a syringe properly, using abusing language, and minor drug charges.

Ms Poole did not enter pleas.

The defendant was arrested on Saturday after the car she was travelling in was pulled over on Elphin Road Newstead. 

Yesterday Magistrate Simon Brown adjourned the matter until June 25 in Hobart Magistrates Court.