Drug Possession Attorneys Annapolis
Being accused of, or charged with any type of drug crime in Maryland is very serious. One of the more common types of drug crimes committed in Maryland is drug possession. This means that at the time of the arrest you were caught with drugs or drug paraphernalia on you. Often times a drug possession charge is part of multiple charges that led to the drugs being found on you. An example would be perhaps if you were pulled over for DUI and the police found drugs in your car.
Drug Possession Charges
A drug possession charge can be a misdemeanor or a felony in Maryland. What determines if it is a felony or a misdemeanor is the type of drug found in your possession as well as the amount of drugs or narcotics with which you are found. Also, what the police suspect you are going to do with the drugs is a factor. A skilled Towson Maryland Drug Possession Lawyer can help protect your rights regardless of whether or not your case is considered a felony or a misdemeanor.
Common Narcotics Involved in Drug Possession Cases
- Crack Cocaine
- Prescription Drugs
- Anabolic Steroids
- Bath Salts
Consequences of a Drug Possession Conviction
Being convicted of being in possession of even a minor amount of illegal drugs will have severe and immediate legal, administrative and financial penalties. You will have attorney’s fees, court costs, fines, fees and possibly a jail sentence. Also, you will lose your driving privileges, perhaps your job. You may even find your ability to rent an apartment or house may be impacted with a drug possession conviction.
Contact a Drug Possession Attorney in Maryland
With many years of drug defense in the state of Maryland, John Grason Turnbull has the experience to better serve you. Contact The Law Office of John Grason Turnbull at 410-321-8860 if you have been arrested for drug possession in Maryland. You may also email the firm directly by clicking here.