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Judge describes methamphetamine use as 'a scourge on community'

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A District Court Judge has described the use of methamphetamine as a scourge on the Bundaberg community.

A man and a woman aged 29 and 43 were sentenced in the District court yesterday for possessing marijuana and the drug ICE alongside supplying 0.2 grams of methamphetamine.

Ms Allanah Bartley and her partner Donald Simpson were found to be in possession of the drugs and utensils in of May of last year as the prosecution stated it was one of many drug related crimes the pair had committed in recent years.

However the defence said they were loving parents and had since made an effort to turn their lives around.

They were both sentenced to 12 months imprisonment with an immediate parole date.