Toowoomba Woman Sentenced for Drug Driving

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4 April 2018

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A Toowoomba woman who was caught driving while under the influence of drugs has been sentenced.

The mother of three was driving with methylamphetamine in her system and small child in the back seat of her car.

The incident happened in July 2017 on McDougall Street, Glenvale.

On inspection of the vehicle police found a black purse located behind the glove box which was found to contain two bags of substance which had a total weight of 3.151g of which 2.35g was pure methylamphetamine with a purity of 74.6%.

Also found were electronic scales and a glass pipe for smoking the drug.

The woman pleaded guilty to possessing a dangerous drug above the 2g schedule and to possessing drug related utensils.

She was sentenced to 15 months in jail but ordered she be released immediately on parole.

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