Miami or Fort Lauderdale Drug Possession Cases

Have you been charged with Drug Possession in the Miami or Fort Lauderdale area?

The consequences of a Drug Possession charge in Florida can be extremely serious. Penalties for drug possession can include heavy fines, seizure of assets, jail time and/or prison time. Because these penalties could be so severe, it is important to be represented by an experienced criminal attorney as soon as possible.

Call the Law Offices of Carlos Fleites at (305) 673-4600 today for Miami and Fort Lauderdale area drug possession defense

Drug Possession Cases:

  • Possession Cocaine
  • Possession Heroin
  • Possession Marijuana
  • Possession Prescription Marijuana
  • Drug Paraphernalia

The following are the major drug possession crimes as defined by the Florida Statutes:

Possession Cocaine
Except as authorized by this chapter and chapter 499, it is unlawful for any person to sell, manufacture, or deliver, or possess with intent to sell, manufacture, or deliver, a controlled substance.

Possession Heroin
Except as authorized by this chapter and chapter 499, it is unlawful for any person to sell, manufacture, or deliver, or possess with intent to sell, manufacture, or deliver, a controlled substance.

Possession Marijuana
If the offense is the possession of not more than 20 grams of cannabis, as defined in this chapter, the person commits a misdemeanor of the first degree.

Possession Prescription Medication
It is unlawful for any person to be in actual or constructive possession of a controlled substance unless such controlled substance was lawfully obtained from a practitioner or pursuant to a valid prescription or order of a practitioner while acting in the course of his or her professional practice or to be in actual or constructive possession of a controlled substance except as otherwise authorized by this chapter. Any person who violates this provision commits a felony of the third degree.

Drug Paraphernalia
It is unlawful for any person to use, or to possess with intent to use, drug paraphernalia: To plant, propagate, cultivate, grow, harvest, manufacture, compound, convert, produce, process, prepare, test, analyze, pack, repack, store, contain, or conceal a controlled substance in violation of this chapter; or to inject, ingest, inhale, or otherwise introduce into the human body a controlled substance in violation of this chapter. Any person who violates this subsection is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree.

If you have been arrested for any of the above charges, then time is of the essence. You need to call the best Miami Criminal Attorney and that is the law firm of Carlos Fleites at (305) 673-4600