IN COURT: A woman who throw glass at her screen door didn’t realise police had arrived.
IN COURT: A woman who throw glass at her screen door didn’t realise police had arrived.

Mum didn’t realise she was attacking cops

A GLADSTONE mum who threw glass at her door didn’t realise it was police who had arrived, a court was told.

Kelly-Anne Blackman, 44, pleaded guilty in Gladstone Magistrates Court on Monday to assault police officer.

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Defence lawyer Cassandra Ditchfield told the court the assault was on the minor end as there was no actual threat involved, police were just fearful of glass going through a fly screen door.

Ms Ditchfield said her client had become agitated because her daughter had hidden her phone and she had also consumed a significant amount of alcohol that night.

“When she came to the screen door she didn’t know it was police,” Ms Ditchfield said.

Blackman was convicted and fined $500, convictions were recorded.



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