Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2007] All ER (D) 191 (Mar)
Neutral Citation: [2006] EWCA Crim 2428
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Goldring J and Sir John Blofeld

Representation Amanda Johnson (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 5 October 2006

Catchwords

Sentence - Possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply - Custodial sentence - Defendant being sentenced to 30 months' imprisonment - Whether duration of custodial sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

Sentence Possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply. A sentence of 30 months' imprisonment for the supply of two wraps of class A drugs to prison, with a street value of about 50, was quashed and a sentence of 18months' substituted, having regard to the defendant's good character and otherwise substantial mitigation.

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