Police find client possessing one MDMA pill at a music festival

Possession of a prohibited drug at a music festival

At a music festival, police were performing a general drug dog operation. Sam*  was stopped by police due to the sniffer dog giving indication that Sam was holding a prohibited substance. He was then found with one capsule of methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA). 

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). 

Outcome: Conditional Release Order 

Our lawyers represented Sam who entered a plea of guilty for possession of a prohibited drug. 

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

*Names have been changed for client confidentiality 

From this, you can see that if police charge you with drug offences, you need to contact us immediately. We have helped hundreds of people to get the very best possible result. You can reach our drug lawyers on (02) 9261 4281  or via our contact form.


O’Brien Criminal & Civil Solicitors
p: 02 9261 4281
a: Level 4, 219-223 Castlereagh St,
Sydney NSW 2000

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