Boston Possession of Counterfeit Drugs Attorney
Massachusetts Possession of Counterfeit Drug Law s
There are serious drug penalties for defendants caught with drugs. Even if the drugs turn out to be fake, a person can still be charged with possession of a counterfeit drug with intent to distribute. In order to find a defendant guilty, the prosecutor must prove that the defendant knowingly creates, distributes, dispenses or possesses with intent to distribute or dispense a counterfeit substance, knowing such substance to be counterfeit.
Massachusetts Possession of Counterfeit Drug Penalties
The defendant can face up to 1 year in the house of corrections or a fine not less than $250, or not more than $2,500. A conviction of possession of counterfeit drugs will also lead to the defendant’s license to be suspended by the registry.
Massachusetts Criminal Possession of Counterfeit Drugs Defense Lawyer
Even if the drugs are counterfeit, you can still face jail time. Aside from the legal penalties, there are serious license issues if you plead guilty to your case. You may have a valid legal defense, but you need an aggressive defense lawyer. Attorney Chan has been prosecuting and defending these cases for years.
Call Attorney Jason Chan today at 508-808-8902 to talk about your possession of counterfeit drugs defense case.