A 24-year-old aspiring financial planner who took drugs to suit his friends, was caught with 40 caps of MDMA on his way to the music festival
- A & # 39; sheltered & # 39; aspiring financial planner is packed with 40 MDMA caps
- Michael Xavier However, 24, Maroochydore District Court fronted on Wednesday
- He was arrested in his house after the police caught him with the drugs in May 2017
- According to the police, the capsules were intended for the Big Pineapple Music Festival
An aspiring financial planner who took drugs to suit his friends, is reportedly caught with 40 MDMA caps on the way to a music festival.
Michael Xavier However, 24 years old, was at the head of the Maroochydore court on Wednesday for drug possession and money presumably related to drugs.
He was arrested in his Parreara house last May after the police caught him with 40 MDMA capsules that they think were destined for the Big Pineapple Music Festival, The Sunshine Coast Daily reported.
An aspiring financial planner who took drugs to suit his friends, was caught with 40 caps of MDMA allegedly on their way to a music festival
The court heard that the drugs contained a combined 1.3 gram of pure MDMA, which the 24-year-old and his friends were planning to take, probably at a music festival.
Prosecutor Greg Cummings said the 24-year-old & # 39; less than helpful & # 39; was after the police found $ 1960 in cash and capsules, of which 25 were packed in bags of five.
However, it was convicted of possession of dangerous drugs, possession of a wooden crate and clip-seal bags that are believed to be related to drugs, of which $ 60 are suspected of being infected and refused to give the password to his phone to police.
Judge Glen Cash said the maximum sentence for the offending prison was 15 years and that drug use at festivals was far too common among young people.
"You would know, not seldom, that people die from an ecstasy overdose at music festivals," Judge Cash said
& # 39; Young people like you take tablets, have a bad reaction, and die as a result. & # 39;
However, defense lawyer Sarah Cartledge told the court that her client's refusal to assist the police during the raid was the result of & # 39; misguided loyalty to his friends & # 39 ;.
However, he was arrested in his Parreara house last May after the police caught him with 40 MDMA capsules, which they think were destined for the Big Pineapple Music Festival (photo)
She described how the 24-year-old had a & # 39; protected life & # 39; had until he suffered a & # 39; horrible face damage & # 39; and underwent exhaustive rehabilitation and reconstructive surgery for months.
Mrs. Cartledge said after his rehabilitation, However, moved from Victoria to the Sunshine Coast to be with his family and then the drug use began.
She said that However, graduated high school in Victoria for completing a Bachelor of Commerce at Deakin University through distance learning.
Since his arrest, the 24-year-old has completed a Diploma of Financial Planning and plans to become a certified financial planner, Cartledge said.
She said that a registered conviction could influence the future prospects of Echter and added that he had not breached the bail, that he had cleaned drugs and had broken ties with his friends involved in the drug scene.
When delivering his judgment, Judge Cash accepted that Echter was of a good character.
He was given a probationary period of one year without conviction if the assignment was not violated.
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