The ABC is reporting that the sensational lock-down of the Suburb of Rivett earlier this month was based on bullshit.
Today, the girlfriend of 41-year-old Sammy Strano told the court she lied to police by telling them he had threatened her with a gun.
Well she’s done a great disservice to every imperiled woman in future hasn’t she?
UPDATED: The Canberra Times has more coverage on this.
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Strano pleaded guilty yesterday to one count of damaging property, but not guilty to charges of intentionally threatening to kill someone, possessing a drug of dependence, receiving stolen property, unlawfully possessing stolen property and cultivating cannabis.
He had gone there to move some cars.
He described the incident as a verbal argument with his “missus” after which he had smashed some car windows.
But Strano said he did not make any threats towards her.
In a statement tendered for the bail application, police alleged an argument broke out between Strano and Ms Quinn about three of his cars that were parked on the front verge of her premises.