A "swooshing" sound startled the Lavington woman so much she looked out her window and saw Linda McAdam acting suspiciously.
She knew it was McAdam, having recognised the head of dyed-blue hair topped with a beanie.
McAdam stood up from near a car owned by a neighbour, who Albury Local Court had granted an apprehended violence order because police feared she was a danger to the man.
She then walked back to her unit. As she did, the witness noticed that the front and rear driver's-side tyres were deflated, the court has heard.
McAdam, 59, was going to fight the charges of destroy or damage property and contravene an apprehended violence order, but has now admitted her guilt.
She and the victim live in the same block of public housing units in Klose Street.
Because of McAdam's behaviour, the order to protect him was granted on February 23, 2018.
Police said the victim parked his car at the units on August 20 about 3pm.
"About 7.15pm a witness heard a swooshing noise from outside."
When the victim went outside to look at his car after being told about the tyres, he also saw damaged and scratched panels.
An initial estimate of the damage bill was $3000, as one whole side of the car would be need to be spray painted.
Two new tyres would cost a further $104.
The following day, police knocked on McAdam's front door. No one answered, though they could hear coughing.
They saw McAdam on her balcony.
But when they asked her to open the door she ignored them and walked back inside.
Eventually they had to force entry to the unit, only to be greeted by McAdam shouting at them.
"Get the f--- out of my house."
After her arrest, McAdam was put in the back of a caged police vehicle.
"Un-arrest me, f---ing un-arrest me," she yelled.
McAdam will be sentenced on August 14.
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