Using or Being Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance
Type of Crime:
Crimes involving Controlled Substances
It is also a crime to use or be found under the influence of a controlled substance. A person who willfully and unlawfully used a controlled substance shortly before his/her arrest or a person who was willfully and unlawfully under the influence of a controlled substance at the time of his/her arrest is guilty of the crime of using or being under the influence of a controlled substance. A conviction of this crime may result in a sentence of up to 90 days in county jail. It is important that if you have been charged with the crime of being under the influence of a controlled substance you immediately contact the knowledgeable and experienced attorneys at Kenner & Greenfield as they may be able to lower the charges against you or dismiss the charges altogether. Call Kenner & Greenfield today!