Kalamazoo Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Prescription Drugs Attorney
If you don’t have a valid prescription, even drugs that are normally used to treat a valid medical condition can lead to serious legal problems. Possessing a prescription narcotic with intent to sell or deliver that drug can lead to felony charges, and it is critical that anyone who is accused of possession with intent to sell/deliver prescription drugs in Kalamazoo take action to fight back against conviction. Grabel & Associates is trusted statewide by clients in even the most complex and difficult drug crime cases, and we are ready now to begin applying our time tested tactics to your unique case. Don’t wait to begin working with a member of our talented drug crime defense team. We know what it takes to get you a great result and will do everything we can to protect you from false allegations and the serious consequences that can result from felony prescription drug crime conviction.
Whatever you do, never speak to police before you are able to contact a lawyer who has experience working with clients in tough drug crime cases. Our Kalamazoo prescription drug crime defense team is available right now to start guiding you through the steps you should be taking in order to protect yourself from a felony conviction, jail time, fines, and other serious penalties. Our firm’s founder, Scott Grabel, has over 15 years of experience working with clients in cases like yours, and will know what actions are most appropriate for your unique situation and case goals. Contact us by phone or online now and learn more about what you can do now and throughout your case as you fight for a great case result. We can be reached 24/7 from anywhere in the state at 1-800-342-7896. Don’t go it alone after allegations of possession with intent to sell or deliver a prescription drug. Our Kalamazoo drug crime defense lawyers are ready now to start fighting for your rights, and protecting your freedom, no matter how far along you are in your case.
Prescription Drug Crime and Scheduling of Prescription Narcotics in Kalamazoo
If you do not have a valid prescription, it is illegal to possess any prescription narcotic, and intending to sell or deliver that drug can lead to even more serious felony charges. Additionally, it is unlawful to possess a counterfeit prescription form, or to sell/deliver or intend to sell/deliver your valid prescription drugs or prescription forms.
The specific penalties you will face if you are convicted of PWI prescription drugs will depend largely on the schedule of the drug involved in your case. The most highly restricted substances, including higher potency morphine and Oxycodone (Oxycontin) are listed in Schedules 1 or 2. Many other prescription drugs, like lower potency morphine, anabolic steroids, and codeine mixtures, are listed in Schedule 3. Schedule 4 includes some popular painkillers and other narcotics, including Xanax and Valium. Schedule V drugs include some lower potency forms of codeine and ephedrine-containing cold medicines.
Criminal Penalties for Prescription Drug PWI in Kalamazoo
If you are convicted of possession with intent, you could face up to life behind bars. The specific penalties for prescription possession with intent are outlined in Section 333.7401.
Schedule 1 and 2 substance PWI can result in:
- Up to 20 years behind bars and a $25,000 fine for less than 50 grams.
- Up to 20 years behind bars and a $250,000 fine for less than 450 grams.
- Up to 30 years behind bars and a $500,000 fine for less than 1 kilogram.
- Up to life in prison and a $1,000,000 fine for over 1 kilogram.
Schedule 3 substance PWI can result in:
- Up to 7 years behind bars and a $10,000 fine, except for select substances which can lead to up to 20 years behind bars and a $25,000 fine, regardless of amount.
Schedule 4 substance PWI can result in:
- Up to 4 years behind bars and a $2,000 fine.
- Schedule 5 substance PWI can result in:
- Up to 2 years behind bars and a $2,000 fine.
Kalamazoo Intent to Deliver or Sell Prescription Drug Crime Defense
Our lawyers know that only with a comprehensive, individualized, and aggressive defense strategy can you be sure that you are fully protected as you progress through the defense process. We are dedicated to putting in the work necessary to ensure you get the best possible results in your case. Don’t wait to get in touch with our lawyers and start protecting your best interests.
Contact Grabel & Associates for 24/7 Drug Crime and PWI Defense
If you have been investigated for or charged with a prescription narcotics offense, call 1-800-342-7896 now or contact our team online. We are always ready to start working with you or your loved one as you fight back against drug crime conviction.