Arrested for Drug Possession?

Hire a Dedicated Scranton Drug Crime Lawyer

Drug possession in Pennsylvania is a serious offense that can result in a lengthy prison sentence and thousands of dollars in fines. If you’ve been arrested for drug possession, don’t hesitate to start building your defense with a skilled Scranton drug crime attorney at the Law Offices of William D. Thompson.

In order to offer representation that is personalized and individualized, our firm limits the number of cases on our docket. From the moment you hire us, we become personally invested in your case and tirelessly work to defend your rights so you can move forward with your life.

Start building your defense today with our Scranton drug crime attorney. Call us at (570) 666-1068 to learn how the Law Offices of William D. Thompson can help. Se habla español.

Consequences of Drug Possession in Lackawanna County

Depending on the type and amount of drugs in your possession, penalties for drug possession can vary. State law divides controlled dangerous substances into five different “schedules.” Schedule I includes the most dangerous drugs, while Schedule 2-5 drugs are less dangerous and decrease in probability of addiction and abuse.

If found in possession of marijuana, charges can include:

  • Up to 30 grams: 30 days in jail and fines up to $500
  • 30 grams or more: Up to 1 year in jail and $5,000 in fines

If found in possession of more serious narcotics such as heroin, LSD and methamphetamines, charges can include:

  • First offense: Up to 1 year in jail and $5,000 in fines
  • Second and subsequent offense: Up to 3 years in prison and $25,000 in fines

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At the Law Offices of William D. Thompson, we know that facing the criminal justice system is frightening, which is why we proactively and aggressively pursue a favorable outcome on your behalf. Should you choose to hire our Scranton criminal defense lawyer, you can expect us to work diligently to secure the best possible results.

To start building your defense, schedule your free consultation today.

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