A mysterious blue Ford Fiesta has been towed away by police.
A mysterious blue Ford Fiesta has been towed away by police. Mark Zita

Car with political statements towed away from Gladstone shop

CHRISTMAS shoppers at the Gladstone Valley Shopping Centre were puzzled when they saw a blue Ford Fiesta with various signs at the car park.

It was parked in a no-parking spot right across the Muffin Break.

The windows were covered with messages on paper, and the number plate at the back of the car was covered with a big cardboard sign.

"Police departments are a private owned business," the sign read.

"I don't have a contract with them. Do you?"

The rest of the sign quoted a 1923 High Court ruling on the separation of powers between the state and the Commonwealth.

A mysterious blue Ford Fiesta has been towed away by police.
A mysterious blue Ford Fiesta has been towed away by police. Mark Zita

A tow truck was called to the shopping centre at around 11.00am to move the vehicle away under police supervision.

A Gladstone Police spokesman said the car would be impounded for 90 days.



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