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Drug Possession

Pocatello Drug Possession Attorney

Accused? Call May, Rammell & Wells!

Individuals in Pocatello, Idaho are frequently arrested for and subsequently charged with drug possession. Across the United States, there are harsh punishments for anyone who is discovered carrying illegal substances can face serious penalties, which may include fines, jail time, and a blemish on your record.

If you are facing possession charges, fight back! Idaho is known for having particularly harsh sentences for those convicted of a drug offense. It is critical that you seek a Pocatello criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible to craft an effective defense on your behalf.

Understanding Idaho Drug Laws

Not every possession case is handled the same way. Sentencing will vary depending on the type of drug, the amount or quantity of drugs, and even where the drugs were located at the time of discovery. Prosecutors must prove “beyond a reasonable doubt” that every piece of evidence uncovered points to the defendant carrying, controlling, or having joint possession over the drugs.

Misdemeanor Drug charges

  • Possession of less than 3oz of marijuana
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

Felony Drug Charges

  • Possession of any narcotic
  • Possession of opiates
  • Possession of more than 3oz of marijuana
  • Possession with intent to distribute

In Idaho, the penalties for possession of a Schedule I narcotic can result in up to seven years in jail and may include fine up to $15,000. More than 3oz of marijuana possession is classified as a felony. These penalties will range based on your particular circumstances. To obtain a precise review of your charges and options for defense, request your case review with a Pocatello criminal defense attorney.

If you have a case and are in need of steadfast and aggressive advocacy, call May, Rammell & Wells at (208) 623-8021 today!


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