DRUG OFFENSES & CONSPIRACY
Being accused of a Drug Possession or Sales can cost you your job, your family and even a lifetime time in prison. The Law Office of John M. Walsh aggressively defends people against these types charges in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Do not plead guilty to the charge, or accept any offer from the prosecutor, without first consulting an experienced criminal defense lawyer. If you or a loved one is charged with a Drug Related Offenses, contact us for a free initial consultation.
Anyone possessing illegal drugs or narcotics for the purpose of personal use or distribution can be charged with drug possession. Drug possession charges are extremely serious and should be handled by an experienced drug crime attorney. We provide outstanding legal representation, advice, and guidance to clients accused of a drug possession in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Federal Courts.
If convicted of drug possession a person can be sentenced to any of the following penalties:
- Misdemeanor or Felony Offense
- Up to 15 Years in Prison
- Up to $250,000 in Fines
- Community Service
- Drivers License Suspension
- Drug Counseling/Rehab
- Permanent Mark on Criminal Record
Possession with Intent to Distribute
In Pennsylvania, individuals can be charged with possession with intent to deliver (PWID) through evidence of direct sales or expert testimony that the weight or other evidence that points to intent to sell. Officers often use surveillance or confidential informants to make their cases. In a possession with intent to deliver case, it is extremely important to have a skilled attorney from the very beginning. The preliminary hearing can be used to set up a motion to suppress physical evidence (drugs). If a motion to suppress is successful it is often the end of the Commonwealth’s case.
Our office has successfully represented hundreds of individuals charge with possession or PWID.
Contact the Law Office of John M. Walsh for a free initial consultation.