Type of Crime:
Crimes involving Controlled Substances
The Federal crime of simple possession of a controlled substance is defined as the knowing or intentional possession of a controlled substance without a valid prescription. If convicted of this crime, you may be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of up to 1 year and may be required to pay a fine of up to $1,000, or both. Additional penalties will result if an individual has any previous conviction(s) for Federal and/or State controlled substances violations. It is imperative that you retain the services of an experienced and knowledgeable criminal defense attorney if you have been charged with this crime. Contact Kenner & Greenfield today!