A young Albury woman who had a bullet appear to fall out of her bra after her arrest on Sunday night has been refused bail.
Magistrate Rodney Brender did not hesitate on deciding in Albury Local Court on Monday that Taleah Corboy was too much of a flight risk to be let free.
Corboy pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of ammunition without a licence and to not complying with a public health notification over COVID-19.
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But Corboy, 22, has pleaded not guilty to an unrelated charge of being carried in a stolen car, along with other matters.
She had told the court, through defence lawyer Tim Hemsley, that she wanted to be bailed to live back at home in Myrtleford with her parents.
But Mr Brender said he was not willing to take that risk, given that Corboy had a "very poor" criminal record.
Mr Hemsley had acknowledged, in making submissions on bail, that Corboy being bailed to live at Myrtleford could be "problematic" for Victorian police.
The court was told that Corboy was a passenger in a car stopped by Albury police on Sunday just after 10pm.
They were immediately aware that Corboy had two outstanding warrants for her arrest.
She was handcuffed, then searched.
"When the accused moved her jumper and bra about, a noise was heard and police saw a small bullet on the floor of the police vehicle at the feet of the accused," police said.
Corboy denied knowledge of the bullet, claiming she had "never shot a gun before".
Inquiries revealed she was on conditional bail to live at Yarrawonga.
Also, she "didn't know" and "couldn't remember" where she crossed the border.
The case was adjourned to October 26.