R v Fonua [2017] NZDC 5447

Published 17 July 2017

Sentencing — possession of methamphetamine for supply — drugs — Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 s 32. The defendant's vehicle was searched by police where they found a significant quantity of methamphetamine. Police also found a large quantity of cash, electronic scales, a pipe, a tick book and cell phone. Mitigating factors include limited remorse, previous good behaviour, and written testimonials. The defendant was sentenced to four years and six months imprisonment. Judgment Date: 22 February 2017