All Drug Charge Case Studies

Below are all of our published drug charge case studies.

Deferring a Sentence for a Youth Charged With Numerous Offences

This is a case study on deferring a sentence for a youth charged with numerous offences. Our client was a ...
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Adjourned Undertaking for Obtaining Property By Deception

This is a case study on a sentence of adjourned undertaking for Obtaining Property By Deception and Possess Drug of ...
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Community Corrections Order for Trafficking Drugs of Dependence

This is a case study on a sentence of Community Corrections Order for Trafficking Drugs of Dependence. Our client had ...
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Bail Application – Cultivation in a Commercial Quantity of Cannabis

This is case study on a bail application for Cultivation in a Commercial Quantity of Cannabis. Our client was charged ...
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Drug Possession and Trafficking Charges – Deferral of Sentence

This is a case study on drug possession and trafficking charges resulting in a deferral of sentence. Our client was ...
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Trafficking Cannabis and Weapons Possession Charges – CCO

Our client was charged with trafficking cannabis as well as weapons possession charges after a search was executed by the ...
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Court Integrated Support Program for Drug Offences

This is a case study on Court Integrated Support Program for drug offences. Our client was charged with Traffick Drug ...
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Family Violence – Accused With Cognitive Disability

This is a case study on family violence involving an accused with cognitive disability. Our client was charged with Breaching ...
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Dismissing a Possess Drug of Dependence Charge

This is a case study on dismissing a Possess Drug of Dependence charge Our client’s partner called us in the ...
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Drug Trafficking and Possession of Drug of Dependence and Controlled Weapon

This is a case study on drug trafficking and possession of drug of dependence and controlled weapon. Our client was ...
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Getting a Diversion Twice – Cultivate Cannabis, Fail to Answer Bail

This is a case study on getting a diversion twice for drug and bail offences. Our client was accused of ...
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Youth Charged With Drug Possession and Driving Offences

This is a case study on a youth charged with drug possession and driving offences. Our client was charged with ...
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AHPRA and VCAT Proceedings Involving a Pharmacist

This is a case study on AHPRA and VCAT proceedings involving a pharmacist. Our client was a pharmacist who, during ...
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Trafficking, Possess Drug of Dependence - Good Behaviour Bond, No Conviction

Trafficking, Possess Drug of Dependence – Good Behaviour Bond, No Conviction

The client was charged with trafficking over 9 grams of Heroin. He was caught in his car with the Heroin, ...
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Cultivation of Cannabis and Theft of Electricity

Our client was charged with cultivation of cannabis and theft of electricity. The circumstances surrounding the offending were serious given ...
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Drug Trafficking and Drug Possession – Diversion

Our client was a young man with a significant story to tell. He had lost his father in sudden and ...
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Pleading Guilty to Drug and Firearm Charges

This is a case study on pleading guilty to drug and firearm charges. Our client was charged with trafficking ICE ...
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Drug Trafficking and Breach CCO

This is a case study on charges of Drug Trafficking and Breach CCO. Our client had a long history of ...
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Drug Trafficking – CCO Without Conviction

This is a case of drug trafficking resulting in a CCO without conviction. Our client was charged with drug offences ...
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Reducing Imprisonment Period for Drug Trafficking in a Commercial Quantity

This is a case study on reducing imprisonment period for drug trafficking in a commercial quantity. Our client was charged ...
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Summary Jurisdiction Application – Trafficking in a Drug of Dependence and Other Charges

This is a case study on a summary jurisdiction application for Trafficking in a Drug of Dependence and other charges ...
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Diversion for Possess Drug of Dependence

This is a case study on a sentence of diversion for Possess Drug of Dependence. Our client, a middle-aged male ...
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Diversion Application for Possess Drug of Dependence

This is a case study on a diversion application for Possess Drug of Dependence. Our client was in Melbourne from ...
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Adjourned Undertaking for Possess Drug of Dependence

This is a case study on an adjourned undertaking for Possess Drug of Dependence. Our client was on bail for ...
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Trafficking Cannabis – Withdrawn

This is a case study on a charge of Trafficking Cannabis that got withdrawn. Our client was a 20-year old ...
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Diversion Application for Trafficking in Drugs of Dependence

This is a case study on a diversion application for Trafficking in Drugs of Dependence. On a night out at ...
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Withdrawing Trafficking Charges and Handling Stolen Goods

This is a case study on withdrawing Trafficking charges and Handling Stolen Goods. Our client was arrested after a search ...
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Acting in Concert – Assault Charges

This is a case study that involves acting in concert in the commission of assault charges and other offences. Our ...
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Withdrawing Burglary Charge and Other Offences

This is a case study on withdrawing a Burglary charge and other offences. Our client was charged with Burglary, Theft, ...
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Robbery and Drug Trafficking – Non-Conviction Fine

This is a case study on charges of Robbery, Drug Trafficking, and other offences resulting in a non-conviction fine. Our ...
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Drug Driving and Careless Driving – Adjourned Undertaking Without Conviction

This is a case study on charges of drug driving and Careless Driving, including Possess Drug of Dependence, that resulted ...
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Diversion for Drug Possession

This is a case study on a sentence of diversion for drug possession. Our client was charged with Possess Drug ...
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Sentence Appeal for Trafficking

This is a case study on a sentence appeal for Trafficking in a Drug of Dependence. Our client was charged ...
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Sentence Appeal – Robbery, Trafficking, Firearms Offences

This is a case study on a sentence appeal for Robbery, Trafficking, and firearms offences. Our client was appealing a ...
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Possession of Methamphetamine and Cannabis – Adjourned Undertaking

This is a case study on pleading guilty to possession of methamphetamine and cannabis resulting in an adjourned undertaking. Our ...
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Breach ICO, Drug Offences Appeal to the County Court

Breach ICO, Drug Offences Appeal to the County Court

Shaun Pascoe, who is based in Doogue + George – Heidelberg office, appeared for the client’s appeal in the Melbourne ...
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Drug Possession, Resisting Arrest – Diversion

This is a case of Drug Possession and Resisting Arrest resulting in a diversion. Our client was charged with possessing ...
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CCO for Trafficking Drugs

Our client pleaded guilty to the following charges:

Contesting Drug Trafficking Charges

This is a case study on contesting drug trafficking charges that resulted in a withdrawal of said charges and being ...
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Application for Summary Jurisdiction – Drug Offences

This is a case that involves an application for summary jurisdiction for drug-related offences. After receiving information from the Department ...
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Possess Cocaine and Possess Prohibited Weapon

This is a case that involves charges of Possess Cocaine and Possess Prohibited Weapon. Our client was apprehended in his ...
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Trafficking and Possessing Drug of Dependence – Diversion

This is a case of Trafficking and Possessing Drug of Dependence resulting in a diversion. Our client was attending a ...
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Drugs, Weapons, and Theft Charges - Fine

Drugs, Weapons, and Theft Charges – Fine

Our client was found by Police sleeping in a vehicle on the side of the road. The Police attempted to ...
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Drugs and Other Offences - Charges Withdrawn

Drugs and Other Offences – Charges Withdrawn

Our client is blind and was charged with trafficking various drugs in the context of being a supplier of drugs ...
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Diversion for Assaulting or Resisting Constables

This is a case that involves successfully getting a diversion for Assaulting or Resisting Constables and other charges. Our client ...
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Diversion – Trafficking and Possessing Drugs

This is a case study on diversion for Trafficking and Possessing Drugs. Our client had been charged with two counts ...
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CCO for Aggravated Burglary

This is a case that involves a sentence of CCO for Aggravated Burglary. Our client was a 21-year old male ...
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Drug Charges and Breach CCO

This is a case study on drug charges and Breach CCO. Our client had been charged with trafficking just under ...
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Cultivation and Possession of Narcotic Plants – Discharged

Our client had been charged with cultivation and possession of narcotic plants, and theft of electricity. The client has no ...
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Bail Application – ‘Night’ Court

This is a case of bail application for legal matters in a 'night' court. Our client had called us in ...
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Diversion for Possession of Prescription Drugs Without Prescription

This is a case that resulted in a sentence of diversion for possession of prescription drugs without prescription. Our client ...
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Drug Charges, Weapons Offences, and Traffic Violations

This is a case that involves multiple drug charges, weapons offences, and traffic offences. Our client was found beside the ...
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Possess Drug of Dependence – Cocaine, Ecstasy

This is a case of Possess Drug of Dependence involving cocaine and ecstasy. Our client had been sitting inside his ...
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Trafficking Charge – Drug Not for Sale

This is a case of a trafficking charge involving a drug that is not really for sale. Our client was ...
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Diversion for Trafficking Drugs

This is a case involving an application for diversion for trafficking drugs. Our client was a young lady in her ...
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Withdrawing Possess Drug of Dependence Charge

This is a case study on withdrawing a Possess Drug of Dependence charge. Our client was in his vehicle in ...
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Robbery and Drug Charges – Withdrawn

Our client had been charged with armed robbery and robbery arising out of two alleged incidents. He had made a ...
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Bail Application, Youth Justice – Successful

Our client had been refused bail and was remanded overnight for armed robbery, robbery, and possession of cannabis. We appeared ...
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Weapons and Drug Charges – Drug Treatment Order

Our client was charged with more than fifty offences in six different briefs. Following negotiations with the prosecution, a number ...
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Withdrawing Cultivating Cannabis Charge

Our client was charged with cultivating cannabis. This was a serious allegation for him because the police were alleging that ...
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CCO for Drug Trafficking

Our client faced charges of trafficking reasonably substantial quantities of ice and ecstasy as well as dealing with the proceeds ...
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Bail Application for Drug and Other Charges – Successful

Our client had been charged with trafficking 12 kilograms of cannabis and possessing a number of drugs as well as ...
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Bail Application for Drug Trafficking

Our client had been charged with trafficking just under two kilograms of GHB and had been remanded. This is just ...
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Drug Charges – Accused With Mental Illness

This is a case involving drug charges against an accused with mental illness. Police conducted a search of the premises ...
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Importing Marketable Quantity of Amphetamines

This is a case involving a young man charged with importing marketable quantity of amphetamines. Our client is a Taiwanese ...
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Good Behaviour Bond Without Conviction for Fail to Answer Bail

This is a case of good behaviour bond without conviction for Fail to Answer Bail and other offences. Our client ...
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Bail Application for Trafficking (Large Commercial Quantity)

Our client was charged with trafficking a large commercial quantity of a number of different drugs. It was alleged that ...
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Sentence Appeal – Drug Charges

This is a case study on a sentence appeal for drug charges. Our client had an extremely long criminal history ...
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Withdrawing a Trafficking Charge

This is a case of withdrawing a trafficking charge and successfully obtaining a diversion for the remaining drug possession and ...
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Reducing Duration of Cultivation Charge

This is a case of reducing the duration of a cultivation charge filed against an illegal Vietnamese National in Victoria, ...
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CCO for Drug Trafficking – Commercial Quantity

Our client was charged with Trafficking of Methylamphetamine, Dangerous Driving (which arose out of a police pursuit), and Possession of ...
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Community Corrections Order for Trafficking and Possession of Drugs

This is one of our successful drug cases resulting in a Community Corrections Order for Trafficking and Possession of Drugs ...
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CCO for Theft of Motor Vehicle

Our client hired a car from a car hire business and had paid for a two-week period. He kept the ...
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Community Corrections Order for Cultivation of Narcotic Plants

Our client, a 40-year old father of two, was charged initially with the alternatives of trafficking in and cultivation of ...
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Successful Appeal Against Sentence for Drug Possession

Our client wanted to appeal against his sentence for a case previously heard at the Broadmeadows Magistrates' Court. He was ...
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Appeal Against Conviction for Trafficking

Our client was in custody after having been found guilty at trial in the County Court of trafficking (through manufacturing) ...
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Cultivate Cannabis Plants and Use Hydroponic Set Up – Fine, No Conviction

Our client was charged with cultivating 8 cannabis plants and using a hydroponic set up. He approached us and was ...
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Trafficking – Fine Without Conviction

Our client was charged with trafficking three types of drug of dependence. He had no prior criminal offences. He and ...
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Application for Diversion – Possess Drug of Dependence

Our client was charged with 4 counts of Possess Drug of Dependence (amphetamine and prescription drugs). He was under 25, ...
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Multiple Drug and Other Charges – CCO

Our client was arrested in his car and was charged with multiple charges including trafficking ice with the quantity in ...
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Drug Charges and Prohibited Weapons – CCO, No Conviction

Our client was charged with possession and trafficking of cannabis and ecstasy. The police located him sitting in his vehicle ...
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Prohibited Weapon and Drug Charges – Adjourned Undertaking

Our client was found in possession of approximately 30 grams of Ice, plus other materials consistent with Trafficking in a ...
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Successful Appeal to the Supreme Court

Successful Appeal to the Supreme Court

Our client pleaded guilty to a trafficking charge in an earlier month and was sentenced to 15 months imprisonment, being ...
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Possess and Use of Drug of Dependence - Charges Withdrawn

Possess and Use of Drug of Dependence – Charges Withdrawn

Our client’s car was pulled over and drugs were found in the possession of his passenger. He was charged with ...
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Criminal and Wilful Damage, Possess Drug of Dependence - Withdrawn

Criminal and Wilful Damage, Possess Drug of Dependence – Withdrawn

Our client had significant mental health issues and was put in a care facility. He was charged with possession of ...
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Conspiracy to Traffick, Possess Drug of Dependence, Trafficking - Charges Withdrawn

Conspiracy to Traffick, Possess Drug of Dependence, Trafficking – Charges Withdrawn

Our client was charged with trafficking drugs into a prison. She had been charged on the basis that she was ...
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Trafficking, Cultivation of Narcotic Plants, Possess & Use of Drug of Dependence

Trafficking, Cultivation of Narcotic Plants, Possess & Use of Drug of Dependence

The client was charged with cultivating over 20 plants at various stages of gestation. A total weight of just under ...
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Imprisonment Avoided for a Client on Remand

Imprisonment Avoided for a Client on Remand

Our client was remanded in custody awaiting trial for serious charged of Armed robbery and Intentionally causing serious injury for ...
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Assault, Weapon, Drug, and Driving Offences – CCO and Fine, No Conviction

Our client was charged with various offences ranging from reckless conduct endangering life, drugs and weapons charges, to other serious ...
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Possession of Cannabis, Large Quantity for Personal Use, Magistrates

Possession of Cannabis, Large Quantity for Personal Use, Magistrates’ Court

Our client was found to be in possession of 783g of cannabis. He was initially charged with trafficking due to ...
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Possess Drug of Dependence and Other Charges - Good Behaviour Bond

Possess Drug of Dependence and Other Charges – Good Behaviour Bond

The client was a truck driver pulled over by highway patrol. He had failed to complete his log book properly, ...
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Possess Drug of Dependence x 4 - Diversion

Possess Drug of Dependence x 4 – Diversion

The client had been charged after being detected by a police dog at a music festival, in possession of drugs ...
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Drug Charges - Suspended Sentence and Adjourned Undertaking

Drug Charges – Suspended Sentence and Adjourned Undertaking

Our client was charged with trafficking a drug of dependence (cocaine) and possessing a drug of dependence (cocaine). The quantity ...
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Drug Offences - CCO

Drug Offences – CCO

Our client was charged with drug offences (trafficking cannabis, cultivate cannabis, possess drug of dependence, and use drug of dependence) ...
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Drug and Weapons Charges – Wholly Suspended Sentence, Community Corrections Order, Fine

Our client was a young offender who was charged with various drug and weapons offences. These charges are:
Drug Offences - Fine Without Conviction

Drug Offences – Fine Without Conviction

Our client was charged with trafficking a drug of dependence (cannabis), possession of a drug of dependence, use of a ...
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Trafficking in a Commercial Quantity, Committal Hearing in the Magistrates

Trafficking in a Commercial Quantity, Committal Hearing in the Magistrates’ Court

The client was charged with trafficking in a commercial quantity of amphetamines, conspiracy to traffick in a large commercial quantity ...
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Theft and Drug Charges - Aggregated Term of Imprisonment and CCO

Theft and Drug Charges – Aggregated Term of Imprisonment and CCO

Our client had been charged with a residential burglary. He was seen by a neighbour jumping the fence and attempting ...
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Possess/Use Gammahydroxybutyrate (GHB) Fail to Stop at a Red Light Signal

Possess/Use Gammahydroxybutyrate (GHB) Fail to Stop at a Red Light Signal

The accused was a 44 year old man with no history of prior Court appearances. He was apprehended by police ...
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Suspended Sentence for Commercial Cannabis Cultivation

Suspended Sentence for Commercial Cannabis Cultivation

B’s parents travelled overseas on an extended trip. B was a heavy cannabis smoker and he decided to set up ...
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Cultivation of Narcotic Plants, Trafficking, and Possess Drug of Dependence

Cultivation of Narcotic Plants, Trafficking, and Possess Drug of Dependence

The client had cultivated cannabis plants in shed and processed them ready for sale. Upon detection by the police, the ...
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Trafficking, Possess Drug of Dependence - Wholly Suspended Sentence

Trafficking, Possess Drug of Dependence – Wholly Suspended Sentence

The client was found at a friend’s place with 300 ecstasy tablets and 3 ounces of ICE in a bumbag ...
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Trafficking Possess Drug of Dependence Attempted to Give a Prisoner Drugs - Fine

Trafficking Possess Drug of Dependence Attempted to Give a Prisoner Drugs – Fine

The client had been approached by a person serving a prison term to bring some items into the prison for ...
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Trafficking, Possess Drug of Dependence - Guilty Plea - Fine Without Conviction

Trafficking, Possess Drug of Dependence – Guilty Plea – Fine Without Conviction

Our client was observed by police, drunk and urinating in public in the early hours of the morning. They searched ...
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Trafficking - Community Corrections Order

Trafficking – Community Corrections Order

The client was a young adult with no prior Court appearances or convictions. He became involved in drug trafficking (ice) ...
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Trafficking - Fine, Use Drug of Dependence - Good Behaviour Bond

Trafficking – Fine, Use Drug of Dependence – Good Behaviour Bond

The client bought 10 bags of speed to distribute to his friends at a nightclub. He was heavily intoxicated and ...
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Trafficking Drug of Dependence, Possessing a Drug of Dependence

Trafficking Drug of Dependence, Possessing a Drug of Dependence

The accused ran a shop. He was charged with possessing and selling amyl nitrate (“poppers”), which is deemed to be ...
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Cultivation of Narcotic Plants, Trafficking - Commercial Quantity, Other Charges

Cultivation of Narcotic Plants, Trafficking – Commercial Quantity, Other Charges

Client has been charged with cultivating cannabis from his residential premises. His offending had been detected after the electrical by-pass ...
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Driving, Dishonesty, Drug Charges, and Breach of Suspended Sentence

Driving, Dishonesty, Drug Charges, and Breach of Suspended Sentence

Client was charged with 14 offences, including drive whilst authorisation suspended, multiple dishonesty offences, and drug related offences. This offending ...
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Threats to Kill and Other Charges - CBO

Threats to Kill and Other Charges – CBO

The accused was a 36 year old with many prior Court appearances or similar offending (he had been involved in ...
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Theft, Drug, and Other Charges - Diversion

Theft, Drug, and Other Charges – Diversion

The client was one of several young persons charged with theft from motor vehicle, handle stolen goods, possession of a ...
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