Some of our really great results for drug related cases:
Bail for accused of Cocaine Supply
Joseph Harb appeared for a person charged with supply of 900g of Cocaine. He got the Accused person’s bail by tendering the brief of evidence and arguing the crown case was a weak one against the client.
Supply of Cocaine charge reduced to possession charge
Joseph Harb appeared for a person charged with the supply of 9 grams of cocaine. Joseph convinced the DPP to withdraw the supply charge and accept a guilty plea to a possession charge. The matter proceeded to sentence in the Local Court and the magistrate did not record a conviction.
Supply of MDMA reduced to Possession
Joseph Harb represented a person charged with the supply of 18 MDMA capsules at a music festival. He successfully negotiated with the DPP for his client to plead guilty to one count of possession of 8 capsules and supply of 10 capsules to friends for no profit. The matter remained in the local court and was dealt with under Section 10 without conviction.
Case Study – Supply of Ecstasy at Music Festival downgraded to Possession
Joseph Harb appeared for a person charged with the supply of 110 ecstasy tablets at the Future Music Festival. Joseph explained to the court that his client was holding 88 of those pills for a friend. 22 tablets were to be given to other friends at the festival. Joseph was able to successfully convince the DPP that the ‘Carey defence’ applied in this case. The 88 pills should be dealt with on a possession charge. The matter proceeded to sentence at the District Court over a 9-month period. The judge imposed a sentence of two good behaviour bonds, without convictions, for the possession of 88 pills and supply of 22 pills charges.