Stolen car driven through garage door



A WOMAN alleged to have driven a stolen car through a garage door in Rockhampton and all the way to Eidsvold appeared in Bundaberg Magistrates Court yesterday.

Barbara Louise Cutler, 35, is alleged to have stolen the car after arguing with two people in their Rockhampton home on Monday.

Police allege Cutler tried to steal two wallets from the house and punched a woman before threatening to stab the couple with a set of car keys.

She is then accused of getting into the couple's car and driving through a closed roller door.

On Tuesday she was picked up by police 318km away in Eidsvold and transported to the Bundaberg watch-house.

Cutler is charged with entering with intent, two counts of stealing, assault occasioning bodily harm, robbery with violence, unlawful use of a motor vehicle and wilful damage over the incident.

Police prosecutor Senior Constable Barry Steven opposed bail, but Cutler's defence lawyer Alexis Oxley said the incident was out of character and stemmed from a domestic argument.

Ms Oxley said one of the complainants was Cutler's cousin, from whom the defendant was hoping to borrow money, after an argument with her ex-partner.

Magistrate Leanne O'Shea granted bail, but ordered Cutler to stay away from the complainants.

The case was adjourned to a Rockhampton court.



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