Methamphetamine Overview


In the state of Michigan, methamphetamine is taken extremely seriously. Police are cracking down on meth users, producers, and dealers in efforts to combat drug crime, and unfortunately, overzealous investigation can lead to innocent people being convicted. If you are facing a meth possession, possession with intent, or production charge, contact Grabel & Associates immediately. Our Michigan drug crime defense law firm knows how to defend against meth lab accusations, crystal meth possession charges, and more, and we are available 24/7 to begin fighting for your rights.

Methamphetamine Defense Lawyer in Michigan Defending Against Meth Possession Charges in Detroit, Lansing, Ann Arbor, and Grand Rapids, and Throughout the State

Methamphetamine is regarded as highly addictive and is illegal in any form in the state of Michigan. Some of the most serious drug crime sentences result from meth labs, meth distribution, or methamphetamine possession, and it is critical to work with an attorney as soon as you are accused of a serious misdemeanor or felony drug crime. Our lawyers are available to help you now no matter what the specific details of your case, and we will do everything possible to ensure your rights and freedom are protected.

What is Methamphetamine?

Methamphetamine, commonly known as “meth,” “crystal meth,” “ice,” “crank,” “glass,” or “chalk,” is a highly addictive substance that is often cooked in dangerous meth labs or smuggled in to Michigan from foreign countries. Meth contains a number of addictive chemicals which can produce feelings of energy, hallucinations, convulsions, and even heart attack, along with other effects. The effects can last for as many as 24 hours, usually lasting for more than 6 hours. The drug comes in different forms, however usually in large pieces resembling rocks, made from a crystalized powder. Meth is normally white or off-white, depending on the purity.

Long term use can result in an increased tolerance, which creates the need for larger and more frequent doses. Paranoia, constant hallucinations, delusions, excessive scratching of skin, and more can result, and overdose, stroke, and heart attack are also possible.

This illicit substance can be smoked, injected, snorted, swallowed, or ingested in a variety of other ways, and has been increasing in popularity dramatically. Police are working to fight the rising popularity of meth by harshly punishing those charged with possession, distribution, or manufacture, which makes it crucial to work with an attorney if you are facing a drug crime charge.

Criminal Penalties for Methamphetamine Crime in MI

Methamphetamine is classified as a Schedule 2 illicit narcotic in the state of Michigan, meaning that it has a high potential for abuse, a currently accepted medical use, and potential to lead to severe physical or psychic dependence. Manufacturing, delivering, or possessing with intent to manufacture or deliver meth can result in imprisonment for up to 20 years and a fine of as much as $25,000. Always speak with an attorney as soon as possible if you are facing any drug crime charge and fight back against conviction.

Possession of meth is also an extremely serious crime, which could lead to up to 10 years in prison and a fine of as much as $15,000. The penalties are outlined in the Michigan Penal Code, and should always be taken seriously no matter what the specific details of your case. Contact Grabel & Associates now if you are under investigation for meth possession, drug creation, or drug dealing. Our team is available now to begin working with you to fight for the best case outcome.

Our Approach to Michigan Meth Charges

Our statewide attorneys are committed to criminal defense, and we truly care about clients’ final results. We always start by looking at the details leading up to your arrest, and will work to expose any problems in the case that could help you achieve a beneficial result. If you were unlawfully searched or if your rights were violated, you can trust our attorneys to expose police mistakes and capitalize on the opportunity to aggressively fight back against conviction.

Our team will work with you continuously so that we understand your unique legal needs and goals, and we will inform you of all possible outcomes so that you are in complete control of your situation. Contact our firm now for a free consultation and learn more about the legal issues you may face.

Contact Grabel & Associates Criminal Defense Firm

You can contact our firm online right now or by phone at 1-800-342-7896 for a free initial case consultation. An experienced case analyst is standing by 24/7 to speak with you about meth charges in Michigan and to help you determine the best legal actions to take in your case. Don’t hesitate to hire an attorney, as the best case results may only be attainable early on in the investigative process. Grabel & Associates is available now to begin fighting for your freedom.