Shannon Noll pleads guilty to cocaine charge

UPDATE @ 1.30 PM | Australian singer Shannon Noll has escaped conviction after pleading guilty to possessing cocaine.

The 43-year-old’s lawyer entered the plea at Sutherland Local Court on Thursday.

Noll, who was was given a 12-month-good behaviour bond, said he looks forward to putting the drug charge behind him.


“I’d just like to thank the judge, and Bryan Wrench for representation, and just looking forward to putting this behind me and getting back to work.”


It’s alleged the singer was caught with 0.53 grams of cocaine in Sydney last month.

EARLIER @ 10.15 AM | Australian singer Shannon Noll has pleaded guilty to possessing cocaine following his arrest in Sydney last month.

Noll’s lawyer, Bryan Wrench, entered the plea at Sutherland Local Court on Thursday, while the 43-year-old sat outside the courtroom.

Mr Wrench asked that the charge of possessing a prohibited drug immediately proceed to sentence.

Noll made headlines after being arrested following a dog squad search outside a Sydney pub on September 13.

It’s alleged the 43-year-old was caught with half a gram of cocaine.

A decision regarding Noll’s sentence is expected later today.