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Drugs - Cocaine - Multiple Supply: s.25A

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


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 Drug Amount Plea Priors Sentence Appeal Facts

Luong
(20)

NSW CCA [238]
17.6.2002

Cocaine

Sched:
GIC

PG

driving and drug offence

5y 6m
NPP 3y

AA
4y
NPP 2y

Arrested in possession of cocaine - Admitted to selling on regular basis over previous 2 months - Total amount unclear
Frank interview - Drug addiction - Rehabilitation - Assaulted in custody

Zarei
(33)

NSW CCA [350]
2.9.2002

Cocaine

0.05g
0.06g
0.04g

PG

prior conviction for possess prohibited drug

3y
NPP 18m

AD

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)

NSW CCA [514]
20.12.2002

2 x Heroin
2 x Cocaine

Sched:
Possess unauth firearm

PG

nil

3y 2m
NPP 12m

Crown AD

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)

NSW CCA [26]
17.2.2003

Cocaine

Sched:
Possess amphet
Deemed supply cocaine

Total - 1.86g

17.4g cocaine
3g amphet

PG

poor

4y
NPP 18m

AD

Supplied 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)

NSW CCA [371]
9.12.2003

Cocaine

Sched:
GIC

0.82g
0.87g
3.74g

PG

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)

NSW CCA [30]
1.3.2004

Cocaine

< 1g supplied
2.6g possession

PG

Nil

3y
NPP 2y 3m
(PD)

Crown AD

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


NSWCCA [266]
3.8.2005

Cocaine

.15-.18g

VG

Nil

6y
NPP 4y 6m

AA
4y
NPP 2y 6m

Sold to undercover police bought from flat
Vietnamese migrant - no personal drug use - no remorse - recently unemployed - young baby and girlfriend pregnant again

NSW CCA [421]
2.12.2005

Cocaine

3g

PG

Nil

2y 3m
NPP 12m

AD

Supplied to friends and associates
Heavy drug user - difficult childhood

Mirza
(47)

NSW CCA [248]
14.8.2007

Cocaine

29.8g
28.7g
28.4g

PG

Nil

6y
NPP 3y 6m

AD

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

Pickett
(48)

NSW CCA [273]
25.11.2010

Cocaine

Sched:
2 x Supply cocaine
Car offence

0.71g
2.9g
2.92g

9.82g
10.57g

PG

minor

20m
suspended

Crown AD

Supplied to undercover officer over 4 weeks - involved in supplying on behalf of principal offender 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)

NSWCCA [134]

15.6.2011

Cocaine and methamphet

 

2 x possess for supply

 

Sched:
Proceeds of crime
2 x supply

<1 g cocaine 1g meth

PG

(17%)

 

3y 10m
NPP 2y

 

Total
5y 4m
NPP 3y 6m

AA
To change accumulation

 

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