James Mina pleads guilty of drug supply after Sylvania Waters police raid


Sylvania Waters local James Mina pleaded guilty to prohibited drug supply and drug possession after a police raid uncovered large amounts of cocaine in his room at his family’s mansion on February 13.

Coming from a Greek and Egyptian background, the Sydney boy was arrested in his Toyota HiLux in the Southgate Sylvania carpark on February 14 and spent six days behind bars.

READ MORE: Sylvania Waters boy James Mina charged with drug possession after police raid

“Investigators located six plastic bags of white powder suspected to be cocaine, five plastic bags of brown granules suspected to be MDMA, empty plastic bags, scales, spoons, scissors, and Glucodin commonly used as a cutting agent for cocaine,” police facts stated.

“They also located in the accused’s bedroom numerous other plastic bags containing unknown substances, an extendible baton, $2300 in a Louis Vuitton box, 105 Oxandrolone tablets and a box containing a variety of steroids.”

James Mina, 23. Photo: Facebook

The raid ultimately uncovered 20.48g of cocaine, 4.32g of MDMA, 10.53g of anabolic steroid Oxandrolone, 1.68g of anabolic steroid Mesterolone, 0.78g of dexamphetamine and 21.7g of testosterone.

Mina spent six days behind bars before he was granted bail by Magistrate Les Mabbutt at Sutherland Local Court. His parents, sister and a family friend collectively put a $1.2 million investment property and $15,000 cash on the line in exchange for his release on bail.

Mina was set to fight the charges at a hearing but instead pleaded guilty to prohibited drug supply and prohibited drug possession.

The court will also consider seven other counts of prohibited drug possession as part of the sentencing proceedings at Sutherland Local Court on September 17.

Mina is employed full time as a trainer at Fitness First but he also works as a party promoter with his own company – MisdeMina.




By subscribing you accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.


Latest News

The first Greek to ever step foot in America

His name was Theodore and he disembarked on the coast of Florida on April 14, 1528. He was a member of a Spanish exploratory...

Three Greek beaches among the best in the world

In anticipation of the upcoming season, BeachAtlas has once again decided to compile its own ranking of the top 100 beaches in the world,...

Cyprus-Greece ferry connection to restart in May

The Cyprus-Greece maritime passenger connection will run for a third consecutive year, subsidized by Nicosia following the European Commission approval. An announcement from Cyprus’ Deputy...

Legend of the Church of Panagia Platsani on Santorini island

The Church of Panagia Platsani is the most famous church in Oia on the northern part of the Greek island of Santorini. Situated at the...

Antiquity missing since WWII returns to Greece

An ancient artifact, missing since German occupation, has been returned to Greece by Hanover’s municipality and the August Kestner Museum, the Greek Culture Ministry...

You May Also Like

Arthur Sinodinos: Australia can boost the critical and emerging technologies sector in the US

Australian Ambassador to the United States, Arthur Sinodinos AO, has today discussed the Biden administration's first 100 days in office, during a special digital...

Labor MPs Neumann, Georganas honour Australian forces who fought to defend Greece

Shadow Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Shayne Neumann and Member for Adelaide Steve Georganas have marked the 80th anniversary since Australian forces took part in...

Sydney Olympic FC reveal men’s and women’s squads at 2023 season launch

By Takis Triadafillou Sydney Olympic FC held their 2023 season launch for their Men's and Women's first-grade squads on Friday, February 3 at Canterbury Leagues...