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Jul

A woman was “somewhat taken advantage of by the driver” when she was involved in a fuel drive off, a court has heard

She wasn’t the driver of the car but this Fraser Coast woman still ended up in court for failing to pay the fuel bill for a car she was a passenger in.

A woman was “somewhat taken advantage of by the driver” when she was involved in a fuel drive off, a court has heard.

Gloria Pamela Anderson, 29, pleaded guilty to one count of stealing when she appeared before Maryborough Magistrates Court last week.

The court heard she was a passenger in the vehicle when the incident happened.

Anderson had pumped $30.48 worth of fuel without paying, the court heard.

But she had been “somewhat taken advantage of by the driver”, the court was told.

Anderson was a disability support pensioner.

She had been diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, the court was told.

She was fined $600 and ordered to pay $30.48 in restitution.

A conviction was recorded.

Extracted from The Courier Mail