Have you been charged with possession of marijuana or possession of drugs in Towson Maryland?
If you charged and convicted of possession of marijuana you could be facing a fine or up to $1,000.00 and 1 year in jail or both if you are convicted. If you are charged and convicted of possession of all other drugs (non-marijuana i.e. heroin, cocaine, pills) then you could be facing a fine of $25,000.00 and 4 years in jail or both.
Contact the Towson, Maryland drug possession defense attorney, G. Randolph Rice, Jr., at 410-288-2900. A possession of drugs case hinges mainly on how the police officer found the drugs and what kind of drugs the police can prove that you possessed.
If you are charged with drug possession in Baltimore County, the State will try to prove that you either “constructively” or “actually” possessed the drugs.
If you “constructively” possessed the drugs, it means that although you may have not have the drugs in your actual possession, you had dominion and control over the drugs and the State can argue to a Judge or jury that you possessed those drugs.
If you “actually” possessed the drugs then it means that you had the drug in your possession when the police found that drug.
What is the penalty for drug possession in Towson, Maryland?
Possession of Marijuana – $1,000.00 and 1 year in jail or both.
Possession of Non-Marijuana (all other drug, i.e, heroin, cocaine, pills, etc) – $25,000.00 and 4 years in jail or both.
Contact a Towson Maryland Drug Possession Defense Attorney
Contact an experienced and trusted Towson, MD drug possession defense attorney, G. Randolph Rice, Jr., at 410-288-2900. We are available 24/7 to answer all of your drug possession questions for Towson Maryland and all of Baltimore County.
The Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, have been ranked by CitySpur as one of Baltimore’s Best Criminal Defense Law Firms.
Contact us at 410-288-2900 to schedule a free consultation and discuss your defenses.