Woman fell asleep in Adelaide Hungry Jacks drive-through in Honda Civic linked to robbery

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Woman who fell asleep in a Hungry Jack’s drive-thru behind the wheel of a ‘stolen’ car is hit with drugs charges

  • Adelaide woman arrested after sleeping in stolen Honda Civic at fast food outlet
  • South Australian police say car also involved in an earlier wreckers break-in¬†
  • Thousands of dollars worth of car parts stolen¬† from Cavan wrecking yard¬†

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A woman has been found fast asleep in the drive-thru of a Hungry Jacks in an allegedly stolen car connected to a robbery.

The woman, from Paralowie in Adelaide, was arrested by South Australian police after she dozed off in the car lane of the Dry Creek fast food restaurant on Wednesday morning.

When police searched the maroon Honda Civic officers allegedly found the drug ice and drug paraphernalia.

An woman has been found fast asleep in the drive-thru of a Hungry Jacks in an allegedly stolen car connected to a robbery

An woman has been found fast asleep in the drive-thru of a Hungry Jacks in an allegedly stolen car connected to a robbery 

During their enquiries SA police determined that the car was used in an earlier robbery after being allegedly stolen from a home in Parafield Gardens on August 12 and used in a break-in the next morning

During their enquiries SA police determined that the car was used in an earlier robbery after being allegedly stolen from a home in Parafield Gardens on August 12 and used in a break-in the next morning

During their enquiries SA police determined that the car was used in an earlier robbery after being allegedly stolen from a home in Parafield Gardens on August 12 and used in a break-in the next morning

During their enquiries, SA police determined that the car was used in an earlier robbery after being allegedly stolen from a home in Parafield Gardens on August 12.

They claim the car was used in a break-in on an Adelaide wrecking yard where suspects stole thousands of dollars worth of valuable catalytic converters, The Advertiser reported.

Surveillance footage shows three masked suspects dropping car parts into the boot of a car.

In the same video one man can be seen breaking into the Cavan wreckers yard with an electric saw.

More than 100 of the devices, worth a total of $30,000, were stolen. 

Catalytic converters are exhaust emission control devices that can cost between $500 and $3,000 each.

SA police had failed to find the car - until it was found with the woman sleeping in it on Wednesday morning

SA police had failed to find the car - until it was found with the woman sleeping in it on Wednesday morning

SA police had failed to find the car – until it was found with the woman sleeping in it on Wednesday morning

SA police had failed to find the car Рuntil it was found with the woman sleeping in it on Wednesday morning. 

She was arrested and is expected to be charged with illegal use of a vehicle, licence offences and possessing a controlled substance.

She is due to face court at a later date.