Seven people were charged with drug offences at Murgon Court this week. (Picture: File)
Seven people were charged with drug offences at Murgon Court this week. (Picture: File)

CHARGED: 51g marijuana, 17 syringes and methamphetamine

Bohkeen Liam Langton

Bohkeen Langton faced Murgon Magistrates Court on August 4, charged with possessing dangerous drugs, possessing drug utensils and failing to take reasonable care and precautions in respect of syringe or needles.

Langton was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, a hypodermic syringe and a needle on July 5 in Cherbourg.

He also had possession of a pipe used for smoking a dangerous drug.

A police search uncovered 0.1g of meth, 17 syringe needles and a water pipe.

The defendant said they weren't his, however he knew they were there.

Magistrate Andrew Sinclair sentenced Langton to one-month imprisonment for each charge on a six-month suspended sentence.

Langton was already serving prison time as he was on parole when charged with offences.

The defendant's parole release date is in November.

 

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Aaaron Brett Duncanson

Aaaron Brett Duncanson pleaded guilty to one charge of possessing drug utensils and two charges of possessing dangerous drugs when he faced court on August 4.

On May 4, police intercepted a vehicle in Goomeri, and found about 1g of marijuana, 0.7 grams of meth and a glass pipe.

The 46-year-old was fined $350.

 

Joanne Lee Chamberlain

Joanne Lee Chamberlain pleaded guilty to one charge of possessing drug utensils and two charges of possessing dangerous drugs in court on Tuesday.

Chamberlain was found in possession of 1g of marijuana, 0.7g of meth and a glass pipe in Goomeri on May 4.

She was fined $350, on a six-month good behaviour bond and was ordered to attend a drug assessment and education session.

 

Anthea Tarna La Macchia

Anthea Tarna La Macchia faced court on August 4 to plead guilty to one charge of possessing a dangerous drug and one charge of possessing property suspected of having been used in connection with a drug offence.

Police intercepted a vehicle on June 7 in Murgon for a routine check, when they uncovered 51.2g of marijuana in a handbag.

Officers also found electric scales.

The 47-year-old was fined $500.

 

Christine Marie Meiers

Christine Marie Meiers was in Murgon Magistrates Court on Tuesday where she pleaded guilty to one charge of producing dangerous drugs, one charge of possessing dangerous drugs and one charge of possessing drug utensils that had been used.

Police searched a Murgon address on June 9 where they found 44g of dry marijuana, and two 16cm-high plants in plastic pots.

Meiers was fined $350.

 

Andrew Leslie Beckett

Andrew Leslie Beckett pleaded guilty to one charge of producing dangerous drugs, one charge of possessing drug utensils and one charge of possessing property suspected to be in connection with a drug offence on August 4.

Police attended a Murgon address in regards to another matter on July 4, and when they walked into the backyard,  saw the defendant, a glass pipe with a cone piece attached, and a 20cm marijuana plant in a pot.

Andrew was fined $750

 

Elizabeth Jade Duncan

Elizabeth Jade Duncan pleaded guilty to one charge of possessing a drug utensil in connection with smoking a dangerous drug.

Police found the drug utensil at a Cherbourg address.

Elizabeth was fined $250, on a six-month good behaviour bond.

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