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Have You Been Caught With Drugs In Your Possession? - Russo Lawyers Brisbane Australia

Have You Been Caught With Drugs In Your Possession?

A key issue when charged with possessing dangerous drugs is to determine whether or not you were actually in ‘possession’ of the drug. To be convicted you need not have the drugs in your actual possession. A key issue to consider is whether you are regarded as an occupier or concerned with the control ofContinue Reading

Should I Participate in a Record of Interview or Answer Police Questions? - Russo Lawyers Brisbane Australia

Should I Participate in a Record of Interview or Answer Police Questions?

People often believe that if spoken with by police they have to answer questions asked of them. That is not the case. Whilst there is often a requirement for a person to state their name and address to police, you are not required to answer questions of substance. A person’s right to silence is aContinue Reading

Can Police Search My Vehicle Without a Warrant? - Russo Lawyers

Can Police Search My Vehicle Without a Warrant?

It is a common misconception that Police require a warrant before searching your vehicle – this is incorrect. Queensland Police simply need to ‘reasonably suspect’ that the vehicle is being used to do something unlawful or is being used unlawfully. If Police pull you over, they might give a number of reasons for ‘reasonably suspecting’Continue Reading

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