Eight traffic offences in one day

SOUTHSIDE woman Cassandra Marshall was having a bad day on August 28, when her emotions drove her to commit eight traffic offences, one property offence and a court order breach.

The 22-year-old was booked for the same group of offences twice because she drove from Gympie to a property at Lower Wonga and then back again.

She made the trip in a car that was not registered and while she was without a licence and said she did it because she needed to confront someone.

Police were called when she damaged the door of a house at Lower Wonga and when officers found her, she was in her car in Mary Street.

She was charged twice for driving while uninsured, unregistered and unaccompanied, for not displaying her L-plates and for using a cancelled registration sticker.

The investigating officer did this because Marshall stopped her car and started it up again at least twice during the day.

Marshall, of Johnston Road, breached a good behaviour bond as well as a court order with these offences and was also charged with wilful damage and failing to provide her identifying particulars within seven days.

For breaching the order and wilful damage, Marshall was placed on probation for 12 months.

A bond of $400 was forfeited for the breach of the six-month good behaviour bond she entered into in June. She was fined $1900 for the traffic offences.

Gympie Times


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