Mr Justice MacKay adjourned Smedley's sentencing to a date yet to be fixed for the preparation of a pre-sentence report, and remanded her into custody.
He told her: "I want you to understand that you stand in very real peril of a prison sentence as a result of this conviction. Don't have any delusions about it."
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Expect a bright day today with plenty of winter sunshine and clear blue skies across the country.
Clear skies allowed a satellite image to be taken, showing snow in the Pennines, north Midlands, Northern Ireland and Scotland yesterday.
Molly Smith, 5, won £500 after her accidental selfie with a snowman caught the attention of competition judges.