Nowra woman jailed for two years for disqualified driving

A serial driving offender, caught driving three times in two months despite being disqualified until 2050, has been jailed.

Cindel Hannah Rehmie, 23, of Nowra, was sentenced to two years’ jail with a non-parole period of 18 months in Nowra Local Court.

Declared a habitual offender in October last year she was charged with driving while disqualified on May 7 at West Nowra, on June 9 at Nowra and June 18 at South Nowra.

Rehmie pleaded guilty to the charges, with Magistrate Gabriel Fleming dealing with the matters in her absence.

She was arrested on July 6 before appearing in court on July 10.

The court heard Rehmie had a lengthy driving record, with court papers showing her trouble initially started in 2014 when she was suspended for losing too many demerit points.

She has since been caught driving while disqualified on nine occasions, driving while suspended, three counts of exceeding the speed limit and negligent driving.

She has faced numerous disqualifications which see her banned from driving until 2050, by which staged she will be aged 56.

As well as imposing a jail sentence Magistrate Fleming also disqualified her from driving for a further two years.


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