David Carn Giumelli fined for possessing drug paraphernalia

A Balingup man has faced court over a series of drug-related charges. 

Facing Bunbury Magistrates Court on January 17, David Carn Giumelli pleaded guilty to cultivating a prohibited plant with intent to sell or supply, possessing a prohibited drug (cannabis), and possessing drug paraphernalia. 

Police prosecutor sergeant Dean Talbot told the court police searched a Balingup residence at 10.50am on September 9, 2018. 

Police found a smoking implement at the scene. 

Mr Giumelli’s lawyer said his client was in a position to pay fines. 

Magistrate Belinda Coleman handed down a $250 fine for the drug paraphernalia charge. 

The other two matters were remanded to the Bunbury District Court in March. 

Mr Giumelli’s bail conditions include a $5000 personal undertaking. 

He must reside at his address and must not leave Western Australia.  

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