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Police drug expert reports

Written by: Alan Baker 10th July, 2019

As part of criminal trials and then possibly POCA proceedings, police drug experts will be asked to comment on the significance of items typically recovered from a suspect’s home.

It has become something of the Holy Grail to refer to the the implied significance of someone having grip-seal bags, weighing scales (working) and a mobile phone in their home.

The redacted example below shows just how evidence of this type is often presented and the dangers of interpreting it as necessarily indicating drug supply by the individual