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This table is intended to be used as a guide only. Individual cases should be read if they are to be relied upon 

 

Drugs - Cocaine - Multiple Supply: s.25A

s.25A(1) Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 (NSW)
supply prohibited drug on 3 or more occasions during 30 consecutive days
maximum penalty 20 years

Case
(age if known)

DrugAmountPleaSentenceAppealPriorsFacts

Luong

(20)

[2002] NSWCCA 238

s.25A

 

Sched:

GIC

 PG

5y 6m

NPP 3y

AA

4y

NPP 2y

driving and drug offence

Arrested in possession of cocaine - admitted selling on regular basis over previous 2 months - total amount unclear

Frank interview - drug addiction - rehabilitation - assaulted in custody

Zarei

(33)

[2002] NSWCCA 350

s.25A

0.05g

0.06g

0.04g

PG

(15%)

3y

NPP 18m

ADprior conviction for possess prohibited drug

Sold drugs to undercover police officer - small time pedlar - supporting addiction

Iran - premature birth of child causing health problems - good character evidence - depression

Kostecoglou

(23)

(2002) 137 A Crim R 257

2 x s.25A

 

2 x s.25A (heroin)

 

Sched:

Possess unauth firearm

 

PG

(25%)

FT 12m

 

3y 2m

NPP 12m

 

(concurrent)

Crown ADnil

Part of large scale syndicate involved in drug distribution - street dealer for 2 months - also involved in other aspects of business

Developed major drug problem after mother died - evidence of rehabilitation - stringent bail conditions

Sakkar

(25)

[2003] NSWCCA 26

s.25A

 

Sched:

Possess amphet

Deemed supply cocaine

Total - 1.86g

 

 

3g

17.4g

PG

(25%)

4y

NPP 18m

ADpoorSupplied to undercover police officer on 4 occasions - other drugs found at premises - street dealer with relatively sophisticated operation - funding own habit - evidence of rehabilitation

Hide

(29)

[2003] NSWCCA 371

s.25A

 

Sched:

GIC

0.82g

0.87g

3.74g

PG

(15%)

4y

NPP 2y

AD 

Supplied to undercover police officer – agreed to supply 1 ounce but pulled out – engaged in business of supply

Sole care of 4y daughter - pregnant

Collins

(19)

[2004] NSWCCA 30

s.25A

< 1g supplied

 

2.6g possession

PG

3y

NPP 2y 3m

(PD)

Crown ADNil

Female - 4 supplies made to undercover police officer – assisted male co-offender by driving him around

Dominating relationship with co-offender – good prospects of rehabilitation – exceptional case

Vu

[2005] NSWCCA 266

s.25A0.15-0.18gVG

6y

NPP 4y 6m

AA

4y

NPP 2y 6m

Nil

Sold to undercover police bought from flat

Vietnamese migrant – no personal drug use – no remorse – recently unemployed – young baby and girlfriend pregnant again

Esquilant

(27)

[2005] NSWCCA 421

s.25A3gPG

2y 3m

NPP 12m

ADNil

Supplied to friends and associates

Heavy drug user – difficult childhood

Mirza

(47)

[2007] NSWCCA 248

s.25A

29.8g

28.7g

28.4g

PG

(40% plea and assist)

6y

NPP 3y 6m

ADNil

Supplied to undercover officer – motivated by greed – above midrange offence – supplying on behalf of wholesaler – more than courier

Assistance - depression

Pickett

(48)

[2010] NSWCCA 273

s.25A

 

 

Sched:

2 x Supply cocaine

Car offence

0.71g

2.9g

2.92g

 

9.82g

10.57g

PG

(16.5%)

20m

suspended

Crown ADminor

Supplied to undercover officer over 4 weeks – involved in supplying on behalf of principal because of substantial commercial debt owed to principal – received no financial reward from dealing - voluntarily withdrawn from involvement prior to arrest

Charity work – suffering depression at time of offence

Doumit

(48)

[2011] NSWCCA 134

s.25A (cocaine and methamphet)

 

Possess ecstasy

 

Possess GBL

 

Sched:

Proceeds of crime

2 x supply

<1 g cocaine

1g meth

 

 

72.34g

 

298.4g

PG

(37 – plea and assist)

3y 10m

NPP 2y

 

 

FT 12m

 

FT 12m

 

Total

5y 4m

NPP 3y 6m

AA

3y 10m

NPP 2y

 

FT 12m

 

FT 12m

 

Total:

4y 7m

NPP 2y 9m

 

Supplied drugs from business as hairdresser – supplied less than one gram of cocaine to undercover officer on four occasions – supply 1g methamphetamine to customer on one occasion – found in possession of 72.34g ecstasy and 298.4g GBL

Late drug user – charity work - rehabilitation

Last updated: 4.9.2017

  

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