A HORSHAM woman has received a fine after she caused a disturbance in the Horsham Police Station cells.
Narelle Meehan appeared at Horsham Magistrates' Court on July 15 and pleaded guilty to the offence.
The court heard police arrested Meehan on August 26, 2018 for drunk and disorderly behaviour. She was taken to the Horsham Police Station cells.
At 7.30pm Meehan started shouting at prisoners in the male area, causing one the male prisoners to become agitated.
The male prisoner was locked down for the safety of others in the cell.
Police warned Meehan to stop disturbing the other prisoners.
She then placed wet toilet paper between the area of the male and female cells, causing further distress to the male prisoners.
The court heard police submitted CCTV footage as evidence.
Magistrate Bruce Cottrill asked Meehan if she wanted to say anything to the court. She declined.
Mr Cottrill said Meehan had been in "a fair bit of trouble" in the past, however hadn't appeared at court since 2015. He said she had been placed on community corrections orders in the past.
Meehan was fined $300, plus $84 in court costs.
Mr Cottrill told Meehan to "stay out of trouble".
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