Woman fined for stealing handbag with $200 cash and store tip jar

A woman who stole a handbag belonging to a drug and alcohol worker and also stole a tip jar from a Summer Street business, was sentenced in Orange Local Court on Monday.

Anna Vasanthie Rees, 43, of March Street, stole the handbag containing $200 cash as well as credit cards and keys on January 25 from a drug and alcohol centre and was fined $200.

She admitted to spending $160 of the stolen money when she was arrested.

For stealing $52.05 in tips from a business on March 21, she was fined $100.