Vehicle thief restrained by the vehicle’s rightful owner

A 30-year-old East Gosford woman was arrested and charged with property offences.
At about 1:30pm on Sunday, September 9, the woman allegedly broke into a property in Green Plateau Ave, Springfield, stealing property, including the key to a car belonging to an occupant.
She then stole a green Holden Commodore parked in the driveway, travelling through a number of suburbs with police alleging she disposed of various stolen property whilst driving.
At about 6:30pm that same day, a witness saw the stolen vehicle on the Central Coast Hwy at West Gosford.
The victim was subsequently advised and searched around the East Gosford area locating the vehicle in a carpark at the intersection of Wells St and Henry Parry Dr, East Gosford.
The woman refused to get out of the vehicle with police arriving a short time later, finding the woman being restrained by the vehicle’s rightful owner.
A search of the woman located property suspected of being stolen.
The woman was arrested and conveyed to Gosford Police Station where she was duly charged with: Take and drive conveyance without consent of owner; Enter dwelling with intent (Steal) and break out; and two counts of Goods in personal custody suspected being stolen.
She’ll face Gosford Local Court on September 26.

Website, Sep 9
Brisbane Water Police District

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