Drug Offence Case Studies

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Police v XE

Possess prohibited drug, Section 10(1) Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985Application for Section 32 Mental Health (Forensics Procedure) Act 1990

Police v MHA

Possess prohibited drug, Section 10(1) Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 – stop and check direction, Section 169A(2) Road Transport Act 2013 – power to search, Section 21 Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 – unlawful search – charges dismissed

Police v CSH

Possess prohibited drug, Section 10(1) Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 – non-conviction order conditional on good behaviour bond, Section 10(1)(b) Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999

UDJ v Police

Possess prohibited drug, Section 10(1) Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 – severity appeal – submissions on remorse and rehabilitation – non-conviction order, conditional on good behaviour bond, Section 10(1)(b) Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999

Police v BOI

Possess prohibited drug, Section 10(1) Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 – persuasive character references – non-conviction order and good behaviour bond, Section 10(1)(b) Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999

Police v DFS

Supply of prohibited drugs, Section 25 Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 – plea of guilty – intensive correction order, Section 7 Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999

Police v MJA

Key Words: Prison inmate – marijuana stashed inside underpants – possess prohibited drug, Section 10(1) Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 – found guilty – non-conviction order, Section 10(1)(a) Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999

Police v SXM:

Key Words: Possess prohibited drug, Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 Section 10(1) – MDMA tablet at a music festival – teaching career jeopardised – plea of guilty – non-conviction and good behaviour bond, Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999 Section 10(1)(b)

Police v MWG:

Key Words: Supply prohibited drug, Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 Section 25(1) – cocaine – police sting operation – plea of guilty – conviction recorded – fine – good behaviour bond, Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999 Section 9

Police v TM:

Possess prohibited drug, Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 Section 10(1) – working with children check, teaching career in jeopardy – good behaviour bond, Crime (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999 Section 10 – career no longer threatened

DPP v BC:

Over 1000 MDMA pills – supply prohibited drug, Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 Section 25 – plea negotiation – good behaviour bond, Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999 Section 9

DPP v KM:

Drug possession; section 10 Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985; dismissal of charges; good behaviour bond

DPP v TB:

Drug importation; pseudoephedrine

Police v BH:

Possess prohibited drug; criminal record; plea of guilty; section 10 Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999 

Police v EG:

Possess prohibited drug; plea of not guilty; charge dismissed

Police v MM:

Supply prohibited drug; dealing with proceeds of crime; plea of guilty; section 10 Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999

DPP (CTH) v XX:

Import commercial quantity of cocaine; 10 week jury trial; verdict of not guilty

Appeal By JD:

Possess prohibited drug; section 10 Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999; charges dismissed without conviction

Police v MT:

KPossess prohibited drug; drug detection dog; public search; section 10 Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999; 2 year good behaviour bond

Police v MBH:

Key Words: Drug detection; possess prohibited drug; Mardi Gras; MDMA; ecstasy; section 10 Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999

Police v DK:

Key Words: Possess prohibited drug; drug detection dog; plea of guilty; section 10 Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999; 2 year good behaviour bond

DPP v TB:

Drug Importation; pseudoephedrine

DPP v KM: 

Drug Possession; section 10 Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985; dismissal of charges; good behaviour bond

DPP v PS:

Key Words: Drug Supply; section 25 Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985; section 10 Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999; good behaviour bond