Woman spared jail for vehicle assault

A MOUNT Gambier woman who drove her car at her partner in a “menacing manner” was given a suspended sentence in court on Wednesday.

Naomi Gae Manterfield, 41, appeared in the Mount Gambier Magistrates Court to be sentenced for one charge of aggravated assault by use of an offensive weapon.

The prosecution said the defendant was with her domestic partner at home when they became involved in an argument.

The victim left the property before the defendant reversed her vehicle out of the driveway and followed him.

Manterfield sped up the road and directed her car at the victim.

Magistrate Teresa Anderson said she would


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