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Fighting Drug Possession Charges in Pennsylvania

Drug arrest with Handcuffs and Evidence

Pennsylvania law makes it a crime to possess certain controlled substances, including prescription drugs, with limited exceptions. If you have a prescription for a pharmaceutical product, that may be raised as a defense (though it’s not an absolute defense). In addition, if you are a person licensed to dispense prescription drugs or controlled substances, you may also raise that as a defense.

The penalties imposed for illegal drug possession are contingent upon a number of factors, including the type of controlled substance, the amount in possession, and the defendant’s prior record. Typically, the sanctions are less for marijuana possession. A conviction for having less than 30 grams is an ungraded misdemeanor, with a maximum penalty of 30 days in prison and/or fines of as much as $500. With more serious drugs, such as methamphetamines, cocaine and heroin, you can be sentenced to up to 15 years of incarceration and $250,000 in fines.

There are a number of defenses that can be raised to a charge of illegal possession of a controlled substance in Pennsylvania:

  • Lack of intent or knowledge — If you didn’t know you had illegal drugs in your possession, or reasonably believed the controlled substance to be something else, you may be acquitted
  • Insufficient amount of the drug
  • A valid prescription for the drug
  • The drugs did not belong to you, but to a roommate or other person
  • The police violated your constitutional rights with an unlawful search or seizure
  • The police entrapped you
  • You had a valid license to possess or dispense the drug

Contact the Law Office of Michael Curtis Greenberg

Don’t lose your license or go to jail. We will fight to protect your rights!

There’s no charge for your first consultation. We are available to meet with you evenings and weekends, if necessary, and can travel to your home or to detention to discuss your case. We accept all credit cards, as well as PayPal.

To schedule an appointment, contact us by e-mail or call our office at 855-598-3650.

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