A search warrant for a residence in Sydney's Sans Souci led to the discovery of a clandestine laboratory inside the property, along with 1.5 kg of methylamphetamine
, drug paraphernalia and cash.
The trial judge accepted the prosecution's argument that the effect of s 5 of the Drugs Act was to reverse the legal onus of proof, requiring Ms Momcilovic to positively prove that she did not know of the presence of the methylamphetamine
in her apartment.
Officials allegedly found a substantial amount of methylamphetamine
, commonly known as crystal meth or 'ice'.
In the current study, ketamine topped the list of substances abused in Hong Kong, followed by methylamphetamine
("ice" in local slang).
And when officers searched his bedroom, they uncovered documents relating to the manufacture of drugs, including one entitled The Secrets of Methylamphetamine
Manufacture, said Tim Gittins, prosecuting.
Gyger - then jobless and with no previous drug convictions - described it as a "crackpot scheme" but he was jailed for four years after admitting producing methylamphetamine
, which is either swallowed, smoked or injected by addicts.
Garda Seizures Of Main Drugs 2006 Type of drug Quantity Cases Cannabis 289,292 grams 511 Cannabis Resin 6,951,803 grams 3,300 Cannabis Plants 606 plants 42 Heroin (Diamorphine) 128,097 grams 1,115 Ecstasy MDMA 146,013 tablets, 106 grams, 1,500 milliliters 769 Ecstasy MDEA 9 tablets 2 Ketamine 21 grams 5 Amphetamines 37,922 grams 6,399 tablets 236 Cocaine 190,193 grams 1,324 Diazepam 35,500 tablets, 4 grams 129 Flunitrazepam (Rohypnol) 197 tablets 8 Flurazepam 417 capsules 22 Temazepam 9 tablets 6 Alprazolam 91 tablets 10 Methadone 2,336 milliliters 23 Dihydrocodeine 339 tablets 8 Ephedrine 106 tablets, 6 capsules, 1375 milliliters 4 Methylamphetamine
136 grams 20 Dimethyltryptamine 2,000 milliliters, 37 grams 4 LSD 1,528 units 1 Source: Garda Annual Report 2006
Health Minister Caroline Flint said police were increasingly anxious that pseudoephedrine and ephedrine can be extracted "relatively easily" and used to make the drug methylamphetamine
Known to medics as methylamphetamine
, it produces a rush similar to crack but users can become hooked after one hit.
The Soca report also warns of a risk of increased use of "crystal meth" (methylamphetamine
) which is similar to crack cocaine and has seen a huge rise in use in America.
O'Sullivan, formerly of Richmond Gate Lodge, who has now moved to and address in East London, was also charged with being concerned in the supplying of the drug methylamphetamine
later in January.
Shaboo is a synthetic drug made from methylamphetamine
which is a super-strength amphetamine.
For example, yesterday, a neurosurgeon expounded on "dysdiadokokinesia," then an orthopod spoke on "spondylolysthesis." Today, a forensic chemist mouthed "methylamphetamine
" and "methylaminopropane" for two hours.
Leonids Sliva, 32, of Northey Road, Foleshill, pleaded guilty at the crown court in Leamington to producing methylamphetamine
, a class A drug, and was jailed for 16 months.
But when the unit was searched two rooms had been set up for the commercial production of methylamphetamine
and 27.33 Kilogrammes of the drug in a dilute form was recovered.