A charge of simple drug possession is already severe enough, but when it comes to a charge of possession for sale, everything intensifies. All it takes is the possession of a certain amount of a controlled substance to face this escalated charge, and you could be threatened with a prison sentence and debilitating fines.
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The penalties you could face would depend heavily on the amount of the substance involved, and the type of narcotic can be one of the biggest factors in your case. A charge that alleges marijuana possession or sale of prescription drugs can be a far cry from heroin possession, or the sale of cocaine. In fact, in California, a possession for sale charge that involves cocaine or heroin can automatically create worse penalties.
Some of the penalties you might be facing for possession of certain controlled substances with intent to sell include:
If there are aggravating factors in your case, about two to five years could be added to the prison sentence. Such factors could include furnishing a minor with drugs or possessing controlled substances near a school or public area.
In some cases, what should be a simple possession charge gets blown out of proportion. In other cases, defendants are facing charges because law enforcement violated their search and seizure rights. Whatever your unique situation is, our Oakland drug crime lawyer is equipped to launch a full-scale defense that could reduce your charges or defeat them altogether.
Find out how our East Bay criminal defense attorney can preserve your freedom and future when you contact our firm today!