PS was charged with one count of supply of a prohibited drug, cocaine, and possession of a prohibited drug, cocaine. The amounts were small.
However, courts are required to send people to jail who supply prohibited drugs.
After entering a guilty plea PS received a discharge without record of a conviction and a 12-month good behaviour bond. This outcome was a result of the very powerful character evidence, proven attempts at rehabilitation and the impact on his career.
Although a Crown appeal was lodged, it was later abandoned.
If you are facing drug charges, contact O’Brien Criminal and Civil Solicitors on (02) 9261 4281 to set up a free appointment with the drug defence lawyers in our Sydney office.