Posess Prohibited Drug

Posess Prohibited Drug

Posess Prohibited Drug - Drug Lawyers George Sten & Co

Possess Prohibited Drug – No Conviction Recorded

JURISDICTION: Local Court of New South Wales.

REPRESENTED BY: Maggie Sten of George Sten & Co.

SUBJECT: Possess Prohibited Drug – Character References – No Prior Convictions – Good Behaviour Bond – Plea of Guilty.

FACTS: The client was in licensed premises in the Sydney metropolitan area, at 1.15am on the night in question. The Police entered the premises with a drug detection dog, where the defendant was with another male. The client was seen extending his left hand to drop something. This was later identified as two ecstasy pills in a small plastic bag. The client was cautioned and subsequently arrested in relation to possession of a prohibited drug. The total weights of the drugs were 1.1 gram.

Posess Prohibited Drug - Drug Lawyers George Sten & Co

RESULT The client pleaded guilty to the charge. Submissions were made about his extraordinary subjective features and accordingly no conviction was recorded, instead he was sentenced to a twelve month good behaviour bond pursuant to s.10(1)(b) of the Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999.

The maximum penalty for this offence being 2 years imprisonment, or 20 penalty units or both.

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