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Despite marijuana possession being legal for those over the age of 21 in New York State, if you’re caught with more than 16 ounces of the drug, you can face a wide range of penalties. They are as follows:
Many people don’t realize how devastating cocaine possession charges actually can be. If you’re allegedly found in possession of cocaine, you will most likely face the following penalties, among others:
If you’re found in possession of heroin, you can expect to face a wide range of incredibly harsh penalties, including the following:
In recent years, the fentanyl epidemic has swept through the United States, causing a great deal of harm to U.S. citizens. Because of this, courts in NYS crack down incredibly harshly on anyone caught in possession of fentanyl. The penalties for fentanyl possession charges in NYS are as follows:
Drug possession charges are typically filed when a person is found with a small amount of an illegal substance for personal use. The severity of the charge depends on the type and quantity of the drug, among other factors. That said, intent to sell charges are filed when a person is found with a large amount of an illegal substance or other evidence that indicates they were planning to distribute it to others. This evidence may include packaging materials, scales, cash, weapons, or customer lists. Intent to sell charges are usually more serious than possession charges and carry stiffer penalties.
If you’re accused of selling drugs in any capacity, a drug crime lawyer from Vasiliou Law is here to fight for you.
Whether you’re accused of drug possession, intent to sell, or even drug trafficking, you need a seasoned attorney in your corner who can work to keep you out of jail. Contact Vasiliou Law today to schedule your free initial consultation with our dedicated legal team.