CCO for Drug Trafficking

This is a case study on offences related to drugs and crime proceeds resulting in a Community Corrections Order.

What is alleged to have occured?
Our client faced charges of trafficking reasonably substantial quantities of ice and ecstasy as well as dealing with the proceeds of crime. He had made admissions in his police interview.

What happened at court?
The case was heard at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on the following charges:

We sought a sentence indication at the first mention of the matter and, following submissions, her Honour indicated that she would impose a Community Corrections Order. Our client pleaded guilty on that basis.

What was the result?
A Community Corrections Order was imposed and our client was sentenced to 150 hours of unpaid community work.

DISCLAIMER: This is a real case study of an actual case from our files. Details pertaining to the client have been changed to protect their privacy. The sentence imposed and the charge have not been altered. These case studies are published to demonstrate real outcomes and give an indication of possible tariffs in Court. We do not guarantee a similar case on these charges will get the same result. Please note that we post results at our discretion, therefore while many case studies are average results, others are notable for their exceptional outcomes. PUBLISHED 29/01/2016