Ten people charged with drug offences as a result of the heavy police presence surrounding this year's Psyfari Festival in the Capertee Valley, were listed in Rylstone Local Court on Friday, December 9, 2016.
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Phillip John Coffee, aged 27, of Elizabeth Street, Dubbo, was convicted in his absence and fined a total of $1150 for the charges 'Possess prohibited drug' and 'Goods in custody suspected being stolen'.
At about 5.40pm on August 26, 2016, Coffee was a passenger in a vehicle stopped by police at Captertee.
He handed over 4.6g of dried cannabis leaf.
A search of the vehicle turned up Coffee's wallet which contained $1650 in $50 notes, furthermore the occupants of the car produced inconsistent explanations for the cash.
When sentencing Magistrate Michael Allen commented “it was an expensive afternoon for that young man”.
A 31-year-old Dee Why man charged with two counts of supply prohibited drug and three counts of possess prohibited drug after being allegedly caught with cannabis, MDMA, and LSD in Glen Alice, was adjourned to Mudgee Local Court on February 22.
A 60-year-old Lake Munmorah man charged with possession of cannabis and MDMA in Glen Alice, was adjourned to return to Rylstone Local Court on March 10.
A 20-year-old Orangeville man charged with possession of cannabis and LSD in Glen Alice, was adjourned to Campbelltown in February.
A 31-year-old Dubbo man charged with possession of MDMA in Capertee, was adjourned to Dubbo in January.
A 25-year-old Corowa woman charged with possession of OxyCodone, Hydrochloride and Valium, was adjourned to Albury later in December.
A 20-year-old Wilsons Creek woman charged with possession of cannabis and MDMA, as well as driving with those drugs in her blood in Glen Alice, was adjourned to Lismore in January.
A 24-year-old man charged with possession of MDMA and dried cannabis leaf in Running Stream, was adjourned to the Downing Centre in February.
A 23-year-old Queensland man charged with possession of cannabis seed in Glen Alice was sentenced without conviction due to the quantity.
And a 20-year-old Woollahra woman charged with possession of cannabis and Ketamine in Glen Alice also escaped conviction.
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