No con­vic­tion for Idol’s Kate

Townsville Bulletin - - NATION -

FOR­MER Aus­tralian Idol win­ner Kate DeAraugo has been spared con­vic­tions for drug driv­ing, pos­sess­ing the il­le­gal drug ice and car­ry­ing weapons.

DeAraugo, once a mem­ber of pop group the Young Di­vas, was given a 12- month com­mu­nity cor­rec­tion or­der and dis­qual­i­fied from driv­ing for six months.

The 32- year- old was sen­tenced at Bendigo on Fri­day af­ter plead­ing guilty to eight of­fences in Oc­to­ber.

DeAraugo was charged with pos­sess­ing a drug of de­pen­dence, namely ice, and drug driv­ing at Shep­par­ton on June 15.

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