This table is intended to be used as a guide only. Individual cases should be read if they are to be relied upon.
s97(1) Armed robbery with offensive weapon (20y)s97(2) Armed
robbery with dangerous weapon (25y)
No parity with juvenile
Robbed liquor store using
knives. Played significantly lesser role than co-offender.
Inadequate but in
discretion Court will not intervene.
Robbed video store with
Good subjective features,
including assistance to police.
incident. Held pistol at head of owner of general store.
rehabilitation prior to sentencing. Very positive.
Sentence inadequate but
counter-productive to return A to gaol.
On bond at time of
Reoffended on bail.
Threatened elderly female
with knife and forced her to retrieved $40 from inside house.
Inadequate but Court
exercised discretion not to intervene because of rehabilitation.
In company of another
robbed a vet supply company for steroids. Used revolver and tied
up V. Carefully planned offence. ( Two days later found in
possession of unlicensed firearm.)
SJ found that offence
result of steroid abuse, and rehabilitation meant A unlikely to
(1994) 75 A Crim R
4 x kidnapping
7 offences including
s.442(2) Crimes Act
discussed. Not unreasonable for SJ to impose non-custodial
sentence because of assistance.
Kidnapping occurred during
robbery. Assistance to authorities resulted in grave fears for
self and family.
AR in company
Although lenient sentence
within permissible range
Principle in the second
degree - driver.
Robbed store with two other
men. Acted as lookout and removed some equipment.
6 offences, including
Sentence inadequate but in
discretion did not intervene.
2 driving offences.
Used knife to rob bottle
number of entries but none
Grabbed handbag of female V
in shopping centre. V’s finger cut during struggle.
Financial need; emotionally
dependent on wife who suffered from agoraphobia.
3 x Assault w/i to rob
Crown AA (procedural
Knife and tomahawk
Attempted to rob three
businesses for money for food and drugs. Injected self with
amphetamines first. Used knife and tomahawk. All
three V refused to hand over money. Attempts almost
History of psychiatric
Cases post-R v Henry CCA (1999) 106 A Crim R 149 (Armed Robbery
Govinden(18)(1999) 106 A Crim R 314
Acc after fact to ARAcc after fact Rob in coSched:Possess
GBB 2y200h CSO
Minded gun A knew had been used in AR. Later assisted others rob store by
holding open bag for money.Stable family environment. Remorse towards V.
Metcalf(20)NSW CCA 7.6.2000
2 x s.97(1)3 x Rob in Co
baseball bat and knife
Robbed service stations with co-offenders, armed with kitchen knife and
Walters(20)NSW CCA 8.5.2001
s.97(2)Access before fact to BESAccess after fact to
2y suspended4y GBB2y suspended4y GBB
Crown ADCrown AD
hand guns, baseball bat, softball bat
nil prior or subsequentnil prior or subsequent
Involved in home invasion of private residence with third offender. Also
sentenced for involvement in theft of handguns from private residence several
Israil(26)NSW CCA 19.6.2002
s.97(1)Att ARShed:ARDemand money with menaces
2y suspended (concurrent)(7m PSC)
blood filled syringe - mock rifle
Robbed shop using blood filled syringe taking $150 - Attempted to rob same
shop again using pole disguised as rifle, failed to obtain any
property.Severe psychiatric condition.-
Poore(20)NSW CCA 26.7.2002
2y PD2y PD
Crown AD.PD revoked prior to hearing of appeal.AANPP
priors for PHBI and BESnil
Flatmates robbed pizza delivery man and took car - Met with third person to
remove stereo system - Equal culpability
AzziNSW CCA 6.2.2003
piece of wood
With co-offender robbed service station - Similar offence committed four days
DV(22)NSW CCA 8.9.2005
ARSched:2 x Assault
3yNPP 27m PD
Employee let three co-offenders into club - employees threatened with
pistolCrown appeal when failed to give evidence at second trial of
GadsdenNSW CCA 14.12.2005
200h CSO4w PSC
Young offender - 3 males threatened and robbed young pedestrian - pressured
by co-offender.Genuine remorse - 4 weeks PSC - assistance.
BrownNSW CCA 12.3.2009
s.11 CSPA (Griffiths Remand)
Robbed victim of mobile phone on city street - threatened victim with knife.
Assad(20)NSW CCA 14.7.2009
Rob in coArmed RobAgg taking MVSched:Assault with intent
3yNPP 1y 9mPD
SJ found A had 'not developed settled criminal habits'.
Rob in co: With co offenders robbed jewellery store - tied up female store
assistant - threats to kill.Armed rob: With co offender robber taxi
JW(15)NSW CCA 22.3.2010
2y suspended80h CSO
Crown AATotal:2y 7m (suspended)
Group of three youths assaulted and robbed male outside train station -
threatened with knife - money stolen - fingers cut in defensive action - shortly
later pursued two men down street to house - one male cut finger in struggle -
nothing stolen - lesser participant -Intellectual disabilities - trouble
free in 18m since arrest - good prospects of
rehabilitation – remorse – difficult childhood with domestic violence and sexual
NSW CCA 
Robbed male walking down street at 1am –
took $5 – friends in car – intoxicated – impulsive and unpremeditated - evidence