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Drug Offence Case Studies

If you have been charged with a drug offence charge and you are after information about real cases and results, then you have come to the right place.

Doogue + George has defended a number of drug offence cases.

Read some of the case studies listed below to learn about some of our successful results.

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 cultivating a cannabis plant in a specially built growing cupboard which was detected during an inspection of the property. He subsequently was charged with a further offence of failing to ...
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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 possessing prescription medication without a prescription and several driving offences. The police noticed him driving down Hume Highway while intoxicated with sparks emanating from the front wheel because he collided ...
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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 a period of personal struggle, developed an addiction to schedule 8 prescription medication. He worked at various pharmacies and took the medication from the pharmacy without a prescription, and without ...
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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, scales and other items related to the trafficking of a drug of dependence. He was charged with: Josh Taaffe, who is one of ...
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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 that the client had an elaborate set up in her back yard, which involved stealing electricity to grow the cannabis in her shed. During the police interview, the client stated ...
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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 tragic circumstances and, as a result, he had lost his way. The client had been arrested for drug trafficking and drug possession offences. He had made full and frank admissions ...
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We have represented a number of clients charged with drug offences.

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