Cultivation of Narcotic Plants – Without Conviction

Cultivation of Narcotic PlantsThis is a case of a client sentenced for the offences of Possess Drug of Dependence and Cultivation of Narcotic Plants to a fine without conviction.

The police searched our client’s house under warrant and located 21 cannabis plants in several rooms being grown with a hydroponic system. The plants ranged between 60 to 90 cm in height. As a result of the discovery, he was charged with drug offences.

Brent Casey represented him at the Seymour Magistrates’ Court.

The client ultimately received a fine of $2,000 and avoided a conviction. We were able to demonstrate that he had ceased cannabis use, had no prior or subsequent offending, and was otherwise a person of good character. Further, the magistrate refused to make an order that would force the client to provide a DNA sample for the police database.

 


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Brent is based in our Broadmeadows office and has over 10 years experience in Criminal Law. An Accredited Criminal Law Specialist, Brent works hard to protect the rights of his clients and present their cases diligently and determined to get the best possible result.

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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 06/04/2017