Possession of any drug, narcotic, street drug, designer drug or any dangerous controlled substance is illegal in Maryland. If caught you may face misdemeanor or felony charges depending on the type of drug you were caught with, amount of drug and your criminal history. Certain aggravating factors, such as being in possession of drugs while driving, can further complicate your drug possession charges. If you have been caught with drugs in your vehicle in the Baltimore area, you should speak to a criminal defense attorney immediately.
Do not wait to contact Jack B. Rubin, PA if you have been caught with drugs in your vehicle. Contact our criminal defense law office in downtown Baltimore at 410.727.8710. You can also contact us online.
Possible Consequences Of Driving While In Possession Of Narcotics
The state of Maryland has very strict laws regarding operating a vehicle while in possession of drugs or narcotics. If caught driving with drugs in your car you may face:
- Criminal drug possession or trafficking charges
- Felony drug charges
- Vehicle may be impounded
- License revocation or suspension
- Possible probation, house arrest or jail sentence
Many drugs are used recreationally today and can be transported in a vehicle. From marijuana and methamphetamines to illegally obtained prescription drugs, there are many possibilities.
The main thing is to know your rights if you are ever confronted by law enforcement with a possible drug charge.
Protecting Against Illegal Searches
The defense lawyers at Jack B. Rubin, PA will examine all circumstances surrounding your drug possession case. We will question whether the police had probable cause to pull you over in the first place. We will also ask whether they had the right to search your vehicle and whether or not you were aware the drugs were in your car.
Our law firm has many years experience defending drug possession cases for Maryland residents and non-Maryland residents who were caught with drugs in their car while visiting or vacationing in Maryland. Let us fight to protect your rights and do everything possible to lessen the consequences of your pending drug possession charges.
Contact Us For A Free Consultation
Call our Baltimore law firm at 410.727.8710 to set up a free consultation to discuss your case. You can also contact us online.
If you hire us, we will fight for your rights and attempt to limit or minimize the consequences of your pending drug charges.