Student found in possession of MDMA
LB was a student who was attending a Mardi Gras after party in Sydney. A drug detection dog made an indication in the free space around him. The police officer stopped LB and asked if he was in possession of drugs. LB replied in the affirmative and gestured to the police that they were located in his buttocks. He was taken to a searching area where police conducted a strip search and found two capsules of MDMA.
No conviction recorded against client
LB was arrested for possess prohibited drug to which he entered a plea of guilty. A conviction would have negatively impacted on his career prospects. The defence made submissions on LB’s behalf arguing that LB was a person of good character, demonstrated remorse and was unlikely to reoffend. As a result, the Magistrate sentenced LB recorded no conviction on the condition that he complete a good behaviour bond under section 10.
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