In what circumstances have courts sentenced an offender to a total of 6 years for possessing cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and 3 years concurrent for possessing heroin?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from R. v. Smyth, 2019 ONCJ 81 (CanLII):

In R v. Selvaratnam, [2018] O.J. No. 3152, the offender was sentenced to a total of 6 years for possessing cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and 3 years concurrent for possessing approximately 70 grams of heroin for the purpose of trafficking. The offender pled guilty and had one prior conviction for possessing a schedule one substance for the purpose of trafficking approximately 11 years earlier.

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