Woman sentenced for drug driving despite being absent from court

A woman who was caught driving on Dalton Street with cannabis in her system was sentenced in Orange Local Court on Monday.

Taylor Dawn Gray, 24, of Coulson Place, was fined $500 and given and automatic driving disqualification by magistrate Bruce Williams.

Gray did not appear in court and according to police facts it was the fourth time since 2015 she has been charged with that offence.

Gray tested positive to cannabis after being stopped by police for a roadside drug test on June 15.