Woman sentenced after police find cannabis during car search

A Canberra woman who was in a car that was stopped by police in Orange was sentenced in her absence in Orange Local Court on Monday for possessing two grams of cannabis.

Bianca Burns, 42, of Taylor Street, Ngunnawal, ACT, was convicted and fined $550.

Police stopped the car she was a passenger in at 11.20pm on January 11 and after smelling cannabis searched the car and found the drugs in a black bag in the passenger footwell.