Barmera servo drive-off

March 5, 2024 9:45 am in by
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A petrol station drive-off in Barmera has seen a woman reported for several offences.

Saturday Morning Police were called to Tonkin Avenue after reports of people refusing to pay for fuel.

Police spoke to a 39-year-old Taperoo woman who was allegedly the driver of a Holden Cruze, with further checks revealing she was disqualified from driving.

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She was then drug tested and allegedly returned a positive reading.

A subsequent police search of the car found a number of items of interest to Police, including a small amount of cannabis, a knife and three credit cards not in the woman’s name.

She’ll now be summonsed to attend Court & was reported for driving disqualified, carry offensive weapon, unlawful possession and making off without payment.

The car was impounded for 28 days, and she was issued with a three month instant loss of licence.