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.
Oftentimes 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 marijuana, Ecstasy or other drugs in your car.
If you have been arrested for a drug crime in the Baltimore area, it is in your best interest to speak with a criminal defense lawyer. For a skilled and experienced law firm in the Baltimore area, call Jack B. Rubin, PA at 410.727.8710. You can also contact us online.
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Drug Possession Laws In Maryland
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 you are found with. Also, what the police suspect you are going to do with the drugs is a factor.
It is important to protect your rights regardless of whether or not your case is considered a felony or a misdemeanor. Whether you case involves cocaine, heroin or some other drug, our attorneys can help you fight back against the charges.
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 be facing attorney’s fees, court costs, fines, fees and possibly a jail sentence. Also, you will lose your driving privileges, and perhaps your job. You may even find your ability to rent an apartment or house is impacted with a drug possession conviction.
Let A Drug Possession Defense Attorney Work For You
Working with a strong criminal defense attorney is a good idea. At our Baltimore firm, we will plan a well thought-out defense for you and make sure your rights are protected every step of the way.
With many years serving those charged with drug crimes in Maryland, we will aggressively fight for you while attempting to minimize the consequences of your charges.
Call us at 410.727.8710 or contact us online.