Drug Possession (Sentencing Cases)

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Simple Possession

Schedule I

Case Name Sentence Drug / Quant. Summary
R v Gourgouvelis,
2016 ABCA 131 (CanLII)
6 months (poss'n)
6 months (obstr.)
12 months (global)
cocaine The offender obstructed police by holding a washroom door closed to police while an associate tried to dispose of drugs.
R v Worth,
2013 CanLII 15523 (NL SCTD)
fine angel dust _
R v Collins,
2009 NLTD 33 (CanLII)
3 months 12.3 g cocaine simple possession; valued at $80 to 100 / gram;
R v Kubbernus,
2008 ABQB 471 (CanLII)
9 months 7.3 grams of meth-amphetamine
R v McClure,
2002 ABCA 304 (CanLII)
$1,000 fine marijuana and cocaine trial judge overturned Joint Recommendation gave jail sentence
R v Cote,
2002 BCCA 29 (CanLII)
14 days < 2 gr meth long criminal record; no past drug offences
R v Gonzalez
1990 BCCA 2019, 1990 CanLII 2019 (CanLII)
3 months 1/2 pound of cocaine

Schedule II

Case Name Sentence Drug / Quant. Comments
R v Northup,
2014 BCCA 140 (CanLII)
86gr marijuana suspended charged with two counts of possession of marijuana.
R v Kubbernus,
2008 ABQB 471 (CanLII)
9 months 7.3 grams of meth-amphetamine
R v McClure,
2002 ABCA 304 (CanLII)
$1,000 fine marijuana and cocaine trial judge overturned Joint Recommendation gave jail sentence

Proceeds of Crime

Case Name Sentence Summary
R v Daluro,
2011 ABCA 312 (CanLII)
6 months couriering $183k as part of drug dealing