Drug Trafficking, Schedule I, Cocaine, Large (Sentencing Cases)
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Case Name  Sentence  Drug / Quant.  Summary 

R v Sanchez, 2018 ONSC 1294 (CanLII), per Dunphy J 
4.5 years (cocaine) 1 year (oxycodone) 9 months (Psilocybin) 6 months (marijuana) 
Summary of case is pending.  
R v Hobeika, 2018 ONSC 1293 (CanLII), per Dunphy J 
7.5 years (cocaine) 1.5 yeras (oxycodone) 9 months (psilocybin) 6 months (marijuana) 1 year (proceeds, laundering) 
Summary of case is pending.  
R v Scharf, 2017 ONCA 794 (CanLII), per curiam 
5 years (trafficking) 1.5 years (weapons) 
236 gr  The offender was caught trying to flush cocaine down the toilet. 
R v Carter, 2017 SKQB 74 (CanLII), per Megaw J 
18 months  1 kg cocaine  
R v Webster, 2016 BCCA 218 (CanLII), per Frankel JA 
18 months  1 kg cocaine  The offender pleaded guilty to possession for the purpose of trafficking. Police were surveilling him and arrested him with about .5 kg of cocaine. His condo had 330 g of cocaine along with drug trafficking paraphernalia such as score sheets, scales, and cash. 
R v Ovid, 2016 ONSC 2974 (CanLII), per Campbell J 
3.5 years  305 grams  Summary of case is pending. 
R v Amante, 2016 ONCA 16 (*no CanLII links) 
7 years  1 kg cocaine, and other drugs  Summary of case is pending. 
R v Wilhite, 2014 ABCA 161 (CanLII), per Martin JA 
3.5 years  8.1 oz  Offender was a drug courier. He was seen taking a package of 8.1 oz of cocaine and 1.2 oz of crack cocaine. 
R v Nagy, 2013 BCCA 419 (CanLII), per Groberman JA 
4 years  3 kg  found trafficking 1kg and was later caught with 2 kg in vehicle. Appeal of 5.5 years allowed for failure to take totality into account. 
R v Huynh 2012 ABQB 483 (CanLII), per Sullivan J 
37 months  412 gr  commercial retailer 
R v G.T. 2012 MBQB 135 (CanLII), per McKelvey J 
36 months  30 oz  courier 
R v Nestbitt, 2012 BCCA 243 (CanLII), per Chiasson JA 
2 years less a day CSO  17 kg  youthfullet his residence be used as a stash house, made deliveries 
R v Marshall 2012 ABCA 160 (CanLII), per Watson JA 
2 years less a day  9 oz  
R v Brown 2012 MBQB 29 (CanLII), per Simonsen J 
5 years  10 oz  attempted to purchase cocaine, gang affiliation. 
R v Messervey 2012 CanLII 2507 (NL SCTD), per Goodridge J 
$20,000 fine + probation  10 oz  age 55 
R v Ducharme 2012 MBCA 35 (CanLII), per Chartier JA 
5 years  1 kg cocaine  more than mere courier 
R v Archibald 2012 CanLII 11927 (NL SCTD), per Adams J 
2 years less a day CSO (JR)  1 lb  cocaine 
R v Momprevil 2012 ONCA 209 (CanLII), per curiam 
8 years  $133k worth  also convicted of assault CBH and poss'n marijuana 
R v Kum 2012 ONSC 1314 (CanLII), per Wein J 
8 years  3 kg  
R v Oraha 2012 ONSC 1439 (CanLII), per Archibald J 
9 years  3kg  also convicted for trafficking in MDMA and methamphetamine. 
R v Dew 2012 MBQB 28 (CanLII), per Burnett ACJ 
7 to 12 years  2kg and 10 oz  over three deals, age 55 
R v Qureshi 2011 ABPC 332 (CanLII), per Malin J 
9 to 10 years  1,331 gr cocaine 1,625 gr meth 506 ecstasy tablets 
connections with organized crime; loaded guns found 
R v Burrett 2011 ONCA 565 (CanLII), per curiam 
7 years  2.5 kg  The offence occurred over three transactions; joint recommendation; coaccused got 4 years 
R v Traimany 2011 MBCA 104 (CanLII), per Chartier JA 
60 months  1 lb  
R v Bryan 2011 ONCA 273 (CanLII), per curiam 
5 to 8 years  1 pound of cocaine  no record; guilty plea 
R v Calanza 2010 MBQB 240 (CanLII), per Oliphant J 
3 years  $30k worth  midlevel dealer 
R v Butt 2010 NSCA 56 (CanLII), per Bateman JA 
5 years  1.2 kg cocaine  long record; middleman 
R v John Preston Kuenzler 2010 ONSC 4016 (CanLII), per Kiteley J 
4 years  880.32 g cocaine; 15,348.98 g marijuana other drugs 

R v Yakimishyn 2009 ABQB 162 (CanLII), per Hillier J 
10.5 years  3kg  
R v Byrne 2009 NLCA 3 (CanLII), per Rowe JA 
2 years less a day CSO  280 gr cocaine  age 29 with no record 
R v Ruggiero 2008 ONCA 314 (CanLII), per curiam 
41 months  2000 pills of ecstasy; 769.22 grams of cocaine, including 517.96 grams of crack 

R v Mileos 2008 BCSC 1833 (CanLII), per Groberman J 
42 mo  Cocaine 52.3 kg  no record; age 43 
R v Nero 2008 ONCA 622 (CanLII), per curiam 
8 years  3kg  overturned sentence of 5 years; involved three offences: two instances of trafficking 1kg each, and possession of 1 kg for purpose; age 31, unrelated record, guilty plea. 
R v Hein 2008 BCCA 230 (CanLII), per Smith JA 
44 months  6.5 kilos  cooperated with police 
R v Epp 2006 BCCA 570 (CanLII), per Low JA 
10 years  100 kilos  
R v Snow 2006 ABCA 167 (CanLII), per Costigan JA 
5 years  53 spitballs of cocaine, 12 oz of hard cocaine, two oz powder cocaine , 6 spit balls of methamphetamine, and one ounce of methamphetamine 

R v Vautour 2005 NBQB 417 (CanLII), per McLellan J 
3 years  10 oz cocaine  
R v Patel 2005 BCPC 442 (CanLII), per Couto J 
2 years  1.8 kilo cocaine plus pills  
R v Szczerba 2004 ABCA 301 (CanLII), per Fruman JA 
10 oz cocaine  30 months  
R v Macias [2003] OJ No 5564 (S.C.)(*no CanLII links) 
5 years  1.3 kg  no record, deep remorse, no personal remuneration 
R v McCrae 2003 ABPC 93 (CanLII), per Sully J 
15 months  4 ounces of crack cocaine  
R v Bajada 2003 CanLII 15687 (ON CA), (2003), 173 CCC (3d) 255 (Ont. C.A.), per Weiler JA 
6 years  0.5 Kg cocaine  age 51; long record 
R v D.E.M. 2002 NWTSC 89(*no CanLII links) 
30 months  10 oz cocaine  admits to being courier; 18 years old 
R v Pankewich 2002 SKCA 7 (CanLII), per Jackson JA 
2 years less a day  10 oz / 1 lb  two coaccused 
R v Henderson 2002 ABQB 442 (CanLII), per Burrows J 
3.5 years  1 kg and 40 oz  gun present; courier; on bail for 5 years 
R v Chaves [2002] S.J. No. 63 (S.C.), 2002 SKQB 4 (CanLII), per McLellan J 
2 years less a day CSO  1 lb and 10 oz  large commercial enterprise; middleman; no record 
R v Clough 2001 BCCA 613 (CanLII), per Donald JA 
12 month CSO  9 oz cocaine  
R v Salazar [2000] OJ No. 4974(*no CanLII links) 
8 mo. CSO  8 oz  
R v LobonValencia 1999 BCCA 315 (CanLII), per Goldie JA 
three years after remand time  6 kilos of cocaine  
R v Ellrodt 1999 BCCA 57 (CanLII), per Southin JA 
2 years less a day CSO  quarter pound of cocaine  
R v Aguilera 1998 CanLII 4115 (ON CA), (1998), 105 O.A.C. 366 (C.A.), per curiam 
6 years  3 kg  no record, considered the “lower end” of the range 
R v Mong 1998 CanLII 4899 (BC CA), per Prowse JA 
3 years  17.8 oz cocaine  
R v Bui 1997 CanLII 3394 (BC CA), per Hall JA 
2 years less a day  27 oz cocaine  
R c Robillard, 1996 CanLII 5984 (QC CA), per curiam 
16 years  1,454 kg cocaine 1,730 kg resin 
convicted of importing possession, and trafficking of "enormous" qualities of drugs 
R v Cavuoti [1990] OJ No 17 (C.A.)(*no CanLII links) 
6 years  5 lb (2.27kg)  no related record 