1 December 2006

Amber Jane Westin - Back in court

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The Courier Mail reports that Canberra’s least loved resident, Amber Jane Westin, was hobbling back into court yesterday on a cane.

On top of her current charge of culpable driving causing death, she’s picked-up seven more charges:

“unlicensed driving, using an unregistered vehicle, using an uninsured vehicle, using a vehicle that had registration for another vehicle, using a vehicle with a number plate for another vehicle, and failing to stop for police.

She also was charged with making off without paying for 15.66 litres of petrol on September 21

On the bright side she did actually make it to court, which is a big step forward for her.

UPDATED: OK, I’ve been thinking about this, why only steal 15.66 litres of petrol? Why not go for the whole tank if you’re going to drive off?

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Woody Mann-Caruso11:34 am 04 Dec 06

Never mind incompetent hyperlinking – how’s that for incompetent marker-uppering?

Woody Mann-Caruso11:33 am 04 Dec 06

why only steal 15.66 litres of petrol>/i>

If you were picking a particularly busy time (was 21/9 a public service pay day?) when the attendants were distracted to steal the petrol, I imagine you’d have a limited window of opportunity. You’d start filling, and the second the queue started to shorten, or one of the attendants looked like they might be freed up, you’d pop the cap on and bug out with whatever you got.

Worth her weight in coal.

SamTSeppo I would expect that this is just a committal hearing, with the matter to be heard properly in the Supreme Court, given the serious nature of the charges, but I’m not sure…

maybe she was riding a bike with a 16 litre tank.

sexynotsmart10:06 pm 01 Dec 06

15.66 litres… if you add the first two digits, it reads 6-6-6. (insert your favourite witch reference here)

Maybe the 15.66L was just the amount needed to fill the car.

Maybe the $15.66 was just the amount needed to fill the car.

So about this Magistrate Cahill — what is his track record like? What are the odds he’ll be swayed by her cane act?

Growling Ferret8:18 pm 01 Dec 06

15.99l might equal $20 bucks worth of petrol – she is just a petty criminal after all. Any more than $20 makes her a proper criminal (or something other than a junkie skankie ho oxygen thief)

Growling Ferret8:17 pm 01 Dec 06

$20 bucks worth of petrol – she is just a petty criminal after all. Any more than $20 makes her a proper criminal (or something other than a junkie skankie ho oxygen thief)

It must have been that biker night at the Chisholm Tavern – the memory’s very hazy

Absent Diane3:24 pm 01 Dec 06

what did you do ari?

Somebody must have – she’s got a kid.

Absent Diane3:17 pm 01 Dec 06

yeah but im sure some despo with a spare $20 would..

i wouldnt poke her with someone elses old fella

now thats just nasty AD

Absent Diane3:01 pm 01 Dec 06


i wonder if she has ever held a paying job ?

whoa. if she is not a waste of space, i don’t know who is.

And the blood tests haven’t come back yet, so I guess that list will just get longer…

It looks like being unregistered/unlicenced etc caused her to panic and run when the police tried to pull her over.

I can’t see a solution beyond impounding the cars of those whose licences are cancelled (if she ever had one.)

that’s a lot of charges

i cant wait for her mouthpiece, legal aid no doubt, to craft some ‘poor me’ story to get her off.

with a raft of these sort of charges its clear that she just does not give a fuck.

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