September 17, 2018

Client Charged with Possess Prohibited Drug – CG

Read about how one of our experienced drug lawyers represented a client charged with the possession of a prohibited drug in their sentencing hearing. 

Client stopped and searched by police for drugs

CG was stopped by the police outside a hotel. He was asked whether he had just bought drugs to which he said “Yes”.

He handed the police a small resealable bag containing white powder. He was then arrested and charged with possess prohibited drug.

O’Brien Criminal & Civil Solicitors represented client in sentencing hearing

One of our Sydney criminal lawyers represented CG in his sentencing hearing at Downing Centre Local Court in Sydney’s CBD.

The defence presented CG’s case in the best possible light, highlighting his early plea, cooperation with the police, and his personal circumstances as supported by medical reports.

The Magistrate took these range of factors into account. Given the fact that he had faced two prior charges where he had received a section 10,  he was convicted in this instance and give a fine.

If you have been charged with possess prohibited drug, speak to an experienced drug lawyer. Call us on (02) 9261 4281 to book a free initial consultation.