March 4, 2019

SS – Client charged with possession of a prohibited drug

Facts: Possession of a prohibited drug at a music festival

SS was charged with possession of a prohibited drug at a music festival. This was under section 10 Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 (NSW). Police were performing a general drug dog operation and approached SS, who was carrying one capsule of MDMA.

Outcome: Conditional Release Order after guilty plea

O’Brien Criminal and Civil Solicitors represented SS who entered a plea of guilty for possession of a drug.

SS received the best possible outcome of a 12-month conditional release order, without conviction, to be of good behaviour. This was pursuant to section 9(1)(b) of the Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999 (NSW).