Client caught as part of police investigation into drug syndicate
A police Strike Force investigating a drug syndicate charged 17 people in relation to their roles in the syndicate. WR was one of these people where he was charged with 3 counts of supply prohibited drugs on an ongoing basis, knowingly direct activities of criminal group supply prohibited drug over commercial quantity and participate in criminal group.
Plea negotiation results in charges being withdrawn
O’Brien Criminal & Civil Solicitors assisted WR in his plea negotiation with the prosecution. He pleaded guilty to one count of supply prohibited drugs on an ongoing basis and participate in criminal group with the other 4 charges being withdrawn. WR was sentenced to 5 years’ imprisonment for the two offences. This was a favourable outcome the seriousness of the offences and each having a maximum penalty of 20 years’ imprisonment.
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