A DRUNK woman carrying a knife at a Portland hotel on Wednesday night has been fined $2793.
Portland police said there was an incident at the Royal Hotel about 6pm involving the woman who was known to be in possession of a knife.
The woman in her 40s was arrested for being drunk and disorderly and carrying a controlled weapon in the vicinity of licensed premises.
She was issued with two infringement notices.
For carrying the knife she was fined $2000.
For being drunk and disorderly she was fined $793.
She had a prior offence for being drunk and disorderly but it was some time ago so the second offence fine of $1586 was not applicable.
The woman was released from custody after spending a couple of hours in the Portland police station cells to sober up.