Client Charged with Possession of Prohibited Weapon without Permit Receives No Conviction

Oxford Lawyers Criminal lawyers Parramatta – Criminal Lawyers Sydney

Our client’s car was searched in the early morning after Police became suspicious about his conduct and found a prohibited weapon, a pair of metal knuckle dusters with, in the centre console.

Our client was stopped for the purpose of a random breath test. Further checks were undertaken on both our client and the passenger in the car. These checks showed an amount of information regarding previous drug activity. Following this the Police informed our client that he, along with the passenger and the vehicle, will be searched.

Whilst searching the vehicle, Police found a pair of metal knuckle dusters in the centre console. Our client was arrested and cautioned.

Our client was charged under section 7(1) of the Weapons Prohibition Act 1998 (NSW). The maximum penalty for the charge is long term imprisonment of 14 years.

Our client was in quick contact with Oxford Lawyers and Mr Zemarai Khatiz, Principal of Oxford Lawyers and Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law represented our client at the Downing Centre Local Court. Mr Khatiz that the item found was souvenir and that the client was unaware it was illegal to possess.  The Court agreed with this submission and our client received a section 10 no conviction.

The result meant our client did not get a conviction, fine or a term of imprisonment. Considering the serious nature of his charge and the potential penalties was facing, our client was extremely pleased with this result.

If you want to reach the best resolution, you’ll want Oxford Lawyers on the job. For immediate assistance, please contact Mr Zemarai Khatiz and the Oxford Lawyers team.

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