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Drugs - Amphetamine / Methylamphetamine

Supply Commercial Quantity

s.25(2) Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 (NSW) - supply commercial quantity prohibited drug
s.33 Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 (NSW) - maximum penalty 20y
Commercial quantity - 250g

Standard Non-Parole Period (offence committed on or after 1.2.2003) – 10 years 

Name
(age if known)

OffenceAmountPleaSentenceAppealRecordFacts

Gudge

(38)

 

 

 

Brown

(female)

(33)

NSWCCA

3.4.1995

Supply Comm

 

Sched:

3 x supply

 

Knowingly take part in supply

 

Sched:

3 x supply

448g

 

 

 

 

448g

PG

 

 

 

 

PG

MT 6y

AT 2y

 

 

 

MT 4y 6m

AT 1y 6m

AA

MT 4y

AT 2y

 

 

MT 2y 6m

AT 2y

Prior convictions but no gaol

 

 

 

Possess heroin - no gaol

On arrest found in possession of 448g amphetamine - previously supplied 7.6g, 1g and 7.5g to police operative, and entered into negotiations for supply of 450g.

Langdon

NSWCCA

18.11.1996

2 x supply comm

 

5 x supply less than comm

100.4g

59.5g

173g

103.3g

1pd

1pd

PG

MT 3y

AT 2y

ADTreated as going to gaol for first time

Amphetamines supplied for total of $42,700 - element of entrapment.

Suffering from diabetes - hard working person - good prospects of rehabilitation

Atkinson

(41)

NSWCCA

9.5.1997

Supply comm

 

Sched:

Supply comm cannabis

 PG

MT 3y

AT 12m

AD

no merit in parity argument

Record for serious offences - subject to bail and recog at time of offencesActual role unclear but not much more than "useful fetcher and carrier"

Heard

(59)

[2000] NSWCCA 107

Supply comm583g (6.9% purity)PG

MT 3y

AT 4y

AA

(parity)

MT 2y 2m

AT 2y 10m

Lengthy record including gaol term for AR - no drug offences

Found in car in possession of two bags of speed - part of extensive organisation

Motivated by desperate financial situation - poor health - good support - remorse - age - hardship in custody

Watt

(48)

[2000] NSWCCA 37

Knowingly take part in supply comm400gVG

MT 2y 6m

AT 1y 6m

ADIncludes supply drug

Co-offender supplied drugs to undercover police officer on four occasions on behalf of offender - low purity of drug suggesting unsophisticated operation.

Father of three children - good work history.

Virgin

(44)

[2000] NSWCCA 307

Supply comm

 

Sched:

4 x off

376.8g PG

MT 3y 9m

AT 1y 3m

AA

3y

NPP 2y 3m

Appalling criminal record

Found in possession of methylamphetamines and 14.1g cannabis leaf - stole drugs from supplier - intoxicated at time of offences - objective criminality at lower end of continuum.

Assistance to police

George

(60)

[2002] NSWCCA 419

Knowingly take part in supply comm

 

Sched:

2 x knowingly take part in supply comm

850.4g

 

 

 

 

2,900 tablets

662g

PG

(25%)

4y

NPP 3y

ADMinor record except for bribe public official

Involved in supplying drugs to courier sent from Perth with money - more than mere courier

Poor health

Spicer

(44)

(2003) 139 A Crim R 206

Supply comm qty methylamphet VG

4y

NPP 2y 6m

AA

3y

NPP 21m

one driving offence

Car stopped and found in possession of equipment and chemicals and liquid amphetamines - Deemed supply – Conviction for manufacture quashed on appeal

Mother, wife and daughter suffering serious medical conditions and unable to cope alone - family in poverty - exceptional circumstances

Kitchener

(47)

[2003] NSWCCA 134

Supply comm

 

Supply less comm

280g

 

224g

PG

(20%)

8y

NPP 6y

AA only to adjust starting datesSexual offences and supply amphetamine offence – breached parole

Supplied to undercover operative on two occasions

Excellent prison record – wife suffering ill health – 2 teenage boys – financial stress

Fursey

[2004] NSWCCA 44

2 x Supply comm

 

Sched

3 x Possess firearm

 

PG

(20%)

4y

NPP 3y

Crown AD Facts not stated

Shi

(19)

[2004] NSWCCA 135

Supply comm

 

Sched:

Possess false driver's licence

992.2g (pure)

PG

(25%)

4y

NPP 2y

Crown AA

6y

NPP 3y

Nil

SNPP 10 years

Found in possession of drugs – carrying drugs as favour for friend – to receive smaller amount to feed drug addiction and remove of debt

Prior good character – remorse – good prospects of rehabilitation

Blair

(2005) 152 A Crim R 462

Supply comm371.3gVG

13y 4m

NPP 10y

AA

7y

NPP 5y 3m

No drug offences

SNPP 10 years

Drugs in freezer for 3 months but claimed ignorant as to content – claimed kept on behalf of friend – low culpability – low purity of drug in lower part of range.

Health issues

Barkho

(26)

[2005] NSWCCA 211

Supply comm

 

Sched:

Possess

623 g

PG

(15%)

6y

NPP 4y

(backdated 6½ months)

AA

5y 3m

NPP 3y 6m

possession

Sale to undercover operative

Assyrian background - some employment – supportive family – heavy marijuana use

Mendez

(22)

(2005) 155 A Crim R 241

Supply comm

478.8g

(84% pure)

VG

4y

NPP 3y

Crown AA

8y

NPP 5y 6m

Nil

SNPP 10 years

Found in possession of methylamphetamine – more than courier – involved in number of aspects of drug business

Prospects of rehabilitation – drug addiction

Hockey

[2006] NSWCCA 146

Supply comm

 

Supply less comm

Approx 560g over 2 weeks

PG

(50-60%)

3y 6m

NPP 2y

AD 

SNPP 10 years

Female – regular supplier – addiction – some element of commercial dealing

Confession of unknown guilt – suffering depression and PTSD

Sauer

[2006] NSWCCA 81

Supply comm

 

Sched:

Supply ecstasy

321.4g

 

 

87 tabs

PG

(10%)

6y

NPP 4y

AD Intermediate step in distribution of drug into community – high grade drug

Mulato

[2006] NSWCCA 282

Supply comm

 

Sched:

Supply ecstasy

520.1g

PG

(20%)

9y 7m 5d

NPP 6y

AA

8y

NPP 5y

Minor – not relevant.

SNPP 10 years

Drugs discovered by resort staff – police contacted – appellant observed to collect drugs – apprehended and further drugs found in possession – admitted drugs were for supply to club patrons in Western Sydney area.

Remorse – good rehabilitation prospects.

Do

[2008] NSWCCA 34

Supply comm497.4g

PG

(20%)

7y

NPP 4y

AA

6y 6m

NPP 3y 6m

Nil relevant

SNPP 10 years

Under surveillance supplied drugs to T who supplied to undercover operative.

Appeal allowed on parity ground.

Martinelli

[2009] NSWCCA 175

Supply comm

 

Sched:

Supply drug; Possess drug

 

PG

(25%)

10y 6m

NPP 7y

ADKeeper of gaming house; drug supply

SNPP 10 years

Operated drug supply business with brother Oct 2006 - Sept 2007 - supplied to street users and other suppliers - extremely active, extensive and sophisticated business – use of complex phone arrangements to avoid detection - mid to higher level drug supplier – supply for profit.

Sellars

(51)

[2010] NSWCCA 133

Supply comm

 

Sched:

4 drug offences

 

PG

(25%)

6y

NPP 3y

Crown AA

8y

NPP 5y

Long history – breached bail

SNPP 10 years

Operated drug supply business over four months – sold amphetamines and other drugs – 7 days a week and long hours

Dysfunctional childhood – partner with significant mental health problems

Radi

[2010] NSWCCA 265

 

[2013] NSWCCA 278

Supply comm991gVG

10y

NPP 7y

Conviction AD

 

 

 

Sentence AD

Not indicated

SNPP 10 years

Police surveillance witnessed handing of drugs to offender – police found drugs in offender's car – street value between $198,200 and $495,000.

Alliston

(18)

[2011] NSWCCA 281

Supply comm1,102.8gVG

7y

NPP 3y 6m

ADNil

SNPP 10 years

Drugs found in car offender travelling in with partner – limited role and not part of planning – assisted in packaging drugs – significantly below mid-range

Difficult and chaotic childhood – mental health issues – good prospects of rehabilitation

Paredes

[2012] NSWCCA 4

Knowingly take part in supply commApprox 1kg

PG

(late)

7y 6m

NPP 4y 6m

ADRecord

SNPP 10 years

Involved in arrangements made to supply approximately 1kg to undercover officer – financial problems

Good prospects of rehabilitation – drug and alcohol abuse

Lawson

[2012] NSWCCA 56

2 x Supply comm

 

Sched:

Prohibited weapon

Proceeds of crime

907.5g

 

128g

PG

9y

NPP 5y 6m

(concurrent)

ADBreached home detention

SNPP 10 years

Drugs found in home of offender – 907.5g methamphetamines – 128g ecstasy - drug dealer – mid-level seriousness

Anderson

[2012] NSWCCA 175

Supply comm350-400g

PG

(12.5%)

3y 4m

NPP 9m 15d

Crown ADnil

SNPP 10 years

Female – part of drug syndicate - role was to sell drugs supplied by DE to others and to act on DE's instructions about further supply - role included washing drug to improve its poor quality and depositing money into bank accounts of DE and others - ongoing course of conduct representing three transactions over 2 month period - knowledgeable role in syndicate - quantity towards bottom of range.

Prior good character - drug addiction – rehabilitation

Jeffery

(33)

[2012] NSWCCA 36

Knowingly take part in supply comm

 

Knowingly deal with proceeds of crime

 

2 x Driving offences

513.9gPG

8y

NPP 5y

 

(concurrent sentences)

ADRecord – breached bond

SNPP 10 years

Drugs found in liquid form in bottle in storage shed – offender observed by police dealing with bottle – $46,700 found at home of offender

Member of bikie gang

Boyd

[2013] NSWCCA 52

Supply comm893gVG

7y 6m

NPP 4y

Conviction AD.

AA

Only to backdate sentence

 

SNPP 10 years

Supplied drugs to H – under police surveillance

Abbas

 

 

 

 

Bodiotis

 

 

 

 

 

Amoun

 

[2013] NSWCCA 115

2 x Supply comm

 

Sched:

4 offences

 

2 x Aid and abet supply comm

 

Sched:

3 offences

 

2 x Supply comm

 

Sched:

3 offences

500g

372g

284g

182g

995g

2,5000 tabs E

PG

(25%)

 

 

 

PG

(25%)

 

 

 

 

PG

(35% plea and assist on app)

8y

NPP 5y

 

 

 

9y 3m

NPP 6y 3m

 

 

 

 

 

9y 6m

NPP 6y 6m

AD

 

 

 

 

AD

 

 

 

 

 

 

AA

8y 2m

NPP 5y 7m

Minor

 

 

 

 

Breached suspended sentence

SNPP 10 years

Abbas and Amoun involved in drug syndicate run by Amoun's brother from prison – large amounts of drugs sourced and supplied in both NSW and Victoria – Bodiotis purchased drugs from syndicate

 

Abbas – independent middleman with significant role – remorse and prospects of rehabilitation – suffering schizophrenia

 

Bodiotis – purchased drugs for financial gain, personal use and gambling addiction

 

Amoun – element of duress - assistance

AB

(52)

[2013] NSWCCA 160

Supply comm

 

 

Supply less than comm

 

Sched:

6 drug offences

296.9g (79%)

 

192g (80%)

PG

(35% plea and assist)

7y 6m

NPP 5y 5m

 

Total:

8y 3m

NPP 6y 2m

AA

To make minor adjustment for PSC

Old drug offences

SNPP 10 years

In business of supplying drugs over period of time – supplied drugs to police informant – commercial quantity of drugs found in premises – also found in possession of money connected to drug offending

Muldrock error but no lesser sentence warranted

Orchard

(54)

[2013] NSWCCA 342

Supply comm612gVG

15y 6m

NPP 10y 5m

ADyes

SNPP 10 years

Business run by offender to a regular network of clients – sourced drugs from particular persons.

Difficult childhood – drug abuse – mental health

Sinkovich

(54)

[2014] NSWCCA 97

Supply comm

 

 

 

Knowingly take part in supply less comm

443.8g

 

 

 

27.2g

VG

13y

NPP 9y

 

 

4y

NPP 2y

 

Total:

14y

NPP 10y

AA

10y

NPP 7y 6m

 

4y

NPP 2y

 

Total:

11y

NPP 8y 6m

Nil significant

SNPP 10 years

Arranged for supply of drugs to co-offender who sold drugs to undercover officer – slightly above co-offender in hierarchy – business of drug dealing

Muldrock error

Kemp

(47)

[2014] NSWCCA 153

Supply comm

 

 

 

Agree supply less comm

 

Supply less comm

 

2 related offences

 

Sched:

supply

proceeds

446.7g

 

 

 

140g

 

 

3.24g

PG

10%

9y

NPP 6y

 

 

2y 8m

NPP 18m

 

2y 8m

NPP 18m

 

Total:

11y

NPP 8y

AA

5y

NPP 3y

 

2y 8m

NPP 18m

 

2y 8m

NPP 18m

 

Total:

7y

NPP 5y

Some priors – not serious

SNPP 10 years

Supplied drugs to co-offender who supplied to undercover police officer – on appeal rejected argument that appellant's role more serious – not linear relationship

Destitute

Hamzy

(54)

[2014] NSWCCA 223

2 x Supply comm

 

Sched:

5 related offences

372g

 

 

995g

PG

(30% plea and assist)

6y

NPP 4y

 

8y 6m

NPP 6y

 

Total

9y 6m

NPP 7y

ADSupply large commercial qty heroin

SNPP 10 years

Part of criminal organisation run by son who was prisoner in Lithgow Gaol – sourced drugs for supply on two occasions – helped in arranging delivery to Melbourne and recouping money – involved for limited time

Sant

[2014] NSWCCA 261

Supply comm500gPG

9y

NPP 6y

ADDrug offences

SNPP 10 years

Supplied on 9 occasions - undercover police operation - more than 500g supplied to undercover officer for total sum of $210,500 - purity ranged from 27 to 72 per cent.

Ill-health

Nguyen

(32)

[2015] NSWCCA 209

2 x supply comm

 

 

 

 

 

Supply pseudoephedrine

244.5g

 

977g

 

 

 

89.3g

PG

(17.5% plea and assist on appeal)

7y 6m

NPP 5y

 

9y

NPP 6y

 

FT 2y

 

Agg

11y 4m

NPP 8y

AA

Agg

10y 9m

NPP 7y 7m

 

SNPP 10 years

Involved in supplies of drugs from Perth to Sydney – major drug dealer of reasonably large quantities

Female – Vietnamese – mother to three children – remorse – reasonable prospects of rehabilitation

Error in discount for guilty plea

Riggio

[2015] NSWCCA 223

2 x supply comm

 

 

 

Sched:

Supply propoxyphene

403.4g

 

450g

 

410.5g

PG

(15-20%)

Agg

10y

NPP 6y 8m

ADDrug offences

SNPP 10 years

Principal in small drug supply network – organised for co-offender to purchase drugs from supplier in Melbourne  - two months later supplied drugs to same supplier

Medical condition

B

(41)

[2015] NSWCCA 314

Supply comm999.6g

PG

(60% plea and assist)

3y 6m

NPP 2y

ADFraud, driving

SNPP 10 years

Supply to undercover police officer – essential conduit between purchaser and supplier – motivated by desire to help out person he thought was a friend

Remorse

Williams

[2016] NSWCCA 68

Supply comm

 

 

Offer to supply comm

 

Larceny alcohol

 

Sched:

Destroy MV by fire

432.9g

 

 

453g

PG

(25%)

 

VG

 

 

PG

(25%)

Agg

8y 6m

NPP 5y

ADRecord – no detail

SNPP 10 years

Supplied drugs to police source on five separate occasions over several weeks – agreed to supply drugs on later occasions – set fire to car of male acquaintance in retaliation for assistance given to estranged partner

Kennedy

(41)

[2016] NSWCCA 187

Supply comm337g

PG

(25%)

5y

NPP 3y 9m

AA

5y

NPP 3y 4m

Driving, possess drugs

SNPP 10 years

Supplied drugs to undercover police officer – part of controlled operation.

CCA – special circumstances - rehabilitation

Leffley

[2016] NSWCCA 243

Supply comm methamphet

 

Supply comm amphetamine

 

s.166 Cert:

3 x Possess drugs

250g

 

 

922.9g

PG

(25%)

6y

NPP 3y

 

8y 6m

NPP 4y 6m

 

Total

8y 6m

NPP 4y 6m

ADNil

SNPP 10 years

Drugs located during police search of offender's car – role well above street-level courier - played important role in distribution of significant quantity of drugs - courier motivated by habit and drug debt, rather than purely for profit - offences below mid-range.

Rehabilitation - remorse

Kremisis

(49)

[2016] NSWCCA 257

Supply comm

 

 

 

Supply comm

 

 

Supply comm

 

Sched:

7 offences

325.45g

 

 

 

677.7g

 

 

566g

PG

(25%)

9y 9m

NPP 5y 8m

 

 

12y 6m

NPP 7y 5m

 

10y 6m

NPP 6y 3m

 

Total

13y 6m

NPP 8y 5m

AA

7y 6m

NPP 4y 6m

 

9y 9m

NPP 5y 8m

 

8y 5m

NPP 5y

 

Total

10y 9m

NPP 6y 9m

Minor

SNPP 10 years

Involved in business of supplying drugs in NSW and ACT over 7 months – far beyond street level – slightly above mid-range

Parity on appeal – poor health – evidence of rehabilitation efforts in gaol

Giang

[2017] NSWCCA 25

Supply comm

 

 

Supply less comm

 

Sched:

3 x supply

1kg

 

 

139.6g

PG

 

8y

NPP 5y

 

FT 2y

 

Total

9y

NPP 6y

AD 

SNPP 10 years

Undercover operation over several months – provided three samples of drugs – large quantities sold on two separate occasions – high levels of purity (85% and 81.5%) – mid level drug dealer

Involvement in dealing arose out of level of duress

Owen

(51)

[2017] NSWCCA 54

Supply comm

 

 

Supply comm

 

 

Supply firearm

 

Sched:

2 offences

269.1g

 

 

496.1g

PG

(25%)

7y 10m

NPP 5y

 

9y

NPP 5y 2m

 

2y 10m

NPP 1y 10m

 

Total:

10y 6m

NPP 6y 8m

ADLengthy – breached bail – no drug or firearms offences

SNPP 10 years

Undercover operation investigating drug supplies around Blacktown – mid-high level supply of crystalline methamphetamine – offender receiving regular supplies then on selling in smaller amounts – supplied total of 169.1g over two months – supplied larger amount in bulk to undercover agent – planning exceeded norm – element of financial gain

Difficult childhood leading to early drug and alcohol addiction – support of five adult children

Why

[2017] NSWCCA 101

Supply comm

 

 

Supply cocaine

 

Sched:

Recruit person to be involved in supply

Comm qty

 

 

17.5g

PG

(10%)

8y

NPP 5y 6m

 

3y

 

Agg

8y 9m

NPP 5y 6m

ADSupply offences – small amounts

SNPP 10 years

Involved in drug distribution as member of motor cycle gang – supply of cocaine below mid-range - regular supplier of amphetamines over several months – mid-range - recruited and trained son to supply drugs – wholesale distributor of drugs

Some  remorse – prospects of rehabiltation

Munday

(41)

[2017] NSWCCA 95

Supply comm

 

s.166

Possess

982.4g

 

 

0.24g

PG

(25%)

7y 6m

NPP 4y 6m

 

FT 6m

(concurrent)

ADMinor record

SNPP 10 years

Found driving hire car with drugs in case on back seat – courier – transporting drugs to discharge debt for son – otherwise uninvolved in drug trade – no financial – reward

Remorse – suffering depression

Kurniawan

[2017] NSWCCA 171

Supply comm

 

 

Supply methylamphet

 

Supply 1,4 Butanediol

 

Sched:

Possess

Supply ketamine

373.5g

 

 

9.75g

 

 

479.8g

 

 

 

 

7.57g

PG
(25%)

5y 6m

NPP 3y 3m

 

FT 1y 6m

 

 

FT 1y

 

Total:

6y 3m

NPP 4y

ADDrug offences – breached Griffith Remand

SNPP 10 years

Found outside home in possession of 373.5g methylapmhetamines and 1,4 Butanediol in bag – intermediate level of dealing – offence just below mid-range

 

Last updated: 24.7.2017

 

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