Have you been charged with Possession of Dangerous Drugs?

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Possession of Dangerous Drugs is a felony charge that can be filed as a class two (2),or class three (3) felony. The definition of possession of dangerous drug offense is: a person shall not knowingly commit one of the following:

• Possess or use a dangerous drug, a class two (2) felony. The jail term for this charge is 4 years to 10 years with probation eligibility for a first offense, 6 years to 18.5 years with one historical prior, and 14 years to 28 years with two historical priors.

• Possess a dangerous drug for sale, a class three (3) felony. The jail term for this charge is 2.5 years to 7 years with probation eligibility for a first offense, 4.5 years to 13 years with one historical prior, and 10 years to 20 years with two historical priors.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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