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If you or a loved one has been charged with drug possession such as Heroin Possession, marijuana possession or Cocaine Possession, it is important to speak with our legal team to ensure that your rights are protected. If you are convicted, the consequences for these offenses can be serious. Contact Nassau County Marijuana Possession Lawyer Shawn Kassman for legal advice and a free consultation.
In New York, the offense of Unlawful Possession of Marijuana is defined in New York Penal Law 221.05. This code section will apply if the amount the cannabis involved is less than 25 grams. This offense is considered a violation.
The Criminal Possession of Marijuana in the 5th degree is set forth in New York Penal Law 221.10. This code section states that a defendant will be guilty of this crime if they are in possession of marijuana that is burning, in public and in plain view. The amount of the cannabis involved must be more than 25 grams, and up to 2 ounces. This is considered to be a “B” misdemeanor offense. If the amount is over 2 ounces, up to 8 ounces, the crime is considered an “A” misdemeanor offense.
If you or a loved one has been charged with the possession and sale of marijuana, speak with our Nassau County Marijuana Possession Lawyer legal team right away. We can explain that there are new laws in affect for these offenses.
It is important to be aware that issues can arise regarding search and seizure during a drug related arrest. Police must have had probable cause to conduct the search. In some cases, it is necessary for law enforcement to obtain a search warrant. If you suspect there may have been an irregularity with your search and seizure and/or arrest, speak to our legal team promptly. Depending on your particular circumstances, you may be able to have your charged reduced or dismissed altogether.
Contact Experienced Nassau County Marijuana Possession Lawyer Shawn Kassman
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