Drug Offences

Drug-dealing daughter of judge gets no conviction

Retired Victorian Supreme Court Judge George Hampel’s daughter Kristina Hampel has received no conviction after a sentencing hearing in the Victorian Magistrates Court. The Court heard that she had profited $3,800 from selling 10g of cocaine from her apartment in...

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Record drug bust

Police have seized $1.5 billion worth of drugs and charged six people in Australia’s second largest drug bust on record. Three men have faced court and remain in jail while three more are due to appear on Wednesday. The haul consisted of 2.8 tonnes of drugs, including...

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Jail avoided for repeat offender

Our client was up for sentencing for a host of charges: assault occasioning actual bodily harm, severe AVO contraventions, driving while disqualified. He was a repeat violent offender, and her Honour was of the view that full time custody was the only option...

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Kicked and costs – logbook offence

Our client, a truckie, was charged with entering a false logbook entry on the basis of the distance he claimed to have travelled in a particular timeframe. The prosecuting authority failed to take account of the time difference. Despite this clear defect in the charge...

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