Are you facing drug charges in the Erie, Pennsylvania area? The Erie metro area includes the counties of Crawford, Mercer and Warren, Vurango and Forest County, Pennsylvania. If so, you are at risk for losing a lot in several areas of your life. You need the help of our skilled and experienced Erie Pennsylvania drug crime lawyers.
Contact our Erie drug crime lawyers today for a free consultation. They serve those facing acid, anabolic steroids, bath salts, ecstasy, cocaine, crack cocaine, marijuana, synthetic marijuana and heroin charges. In addition they also serve those facing charges for Xanax, Ambien, Viagra, Lunesta, Cialis, Percocet, Valium, Opiates, Vicodin and Tramadol possession.
Illegal Possession Of Prescription Drug Lawyers Allentown
It is against the law to be in possession of, deliver or sell prescription drugs such as painkillers, anti-anxiety medications, hypnotics and muscle relaxers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Being arrested for, and charged with any type of drug crime is very serious in Pennsylvania. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your arrest you may be charged with either a misdemeanor or felony drug charge in Pennsylvania.
If you have been arrested for being in possession of prescription drugs or prescription narcotics please understand that you do have rights and they need to be protected. Contact our team of Allentown, Pennsylvania drug crime lawyers. We serve those charged with drug crimes throughout all of Pennsylvania including Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Bensalem, Erie, York and Bensalem, PA. We will make fighting for your rights our number one priority. Our Harrisburg, Pennsylvania criminal lawyers will use their knowledge of the law to obtain you the most favorable outcome possible.
Prescription Meds Illegally Possessed & Sold In Pennsylvania
Many of the drugs listed above are used casually or socially at bars, parties, clubs and on college campuses such as Kutztown University. Being caught with these, with or without the intent to deliver or sell can bring very serious, expensive and life altering consequences on your life.
Penalties If Convicted Of Possessing Or Selling Prescription Drugs
The penalties and consequences of being convicted of possessing illegally obtained prescription drugs can be very severe. There will be fines, fees, court costs and attorney’s fees. You may be placed on probation, house arrest or put into a drug diversion program. You may also face a lengthy jail sentence depending on the circumstances of your arrest as well as your previous criminal history.
Pennsylvania Drug Paraphernalia Laws
In Pennsylvania it is a crime to be in possession of illegal drugs, narcotics and controlled substances. It is also against Pennsylvania law to possess any tools, devices or instruments used to take, ingest, inhale or inject those substances. Being arrested for drug paraphernalia could impact your life in many ways for years to come. If you have been arrested for drug paraphernalia in Pennsylvania, it is very important for you to contact a Pennsylvania drug paraphernalia attorney right away.
If you have been arrested in the Berks County, Lancaster County or Lebanon County areas for a drug paraphernalia charge please call our Reading Pennsylvania narcotics crime lawyers for a free consultation. They routinely defend Pennsylvania residents as well as out of state residents, visitors and tourists. They have the skills to appropriately represent you in your time of need.
Types Of Drug Paraphernalia
Many instruments, tools, household devices and everyday utensils can be considered drug paraphernalia. Even something as common as a soda can, or a piece of aluminum foil can be considered drug paraphernalia depending on the circumstances. Examples of drug paraphernalia and the drugs they are used for are:
Pipes (marijuana/hashish/crack cocaine)
Spoons (heroin/crack cocaine)
Light Bulbs (crystal methamphetamine)
Wrapping/Rolling Papers (used to roll drugs into cigarette form)
Plastic Bags/Baggies (used to transport and deliver specific amounts of narcotics)
Scales (used to weigh drugs for sale/distribution)
How Our Allentown Criminal Lawyers Can Help
Being caught with drug paraphernalia or being in possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use for personal use is a misdemeanor in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. If you make, manufacture, sell and deliver drug paraphernalia in Pennsylvania you may be convicted of a felony. If you sell or deliver drug paraphernalia to a minor in Pennsylvania and are caught you could also ultimately be convicted of a felony. Being arrested for being in possession of drug paraphernalia is very serious and retaining our Berks County Pennsylvania criminal defense attorneys is highly advisable.
Contact An Allentown Drug Crime Defense Lawyer
Being arrested for a drug crime in the Reading, Lancaster or Lebanon, Pennsylvania areas can bring with it very severe legal, administrative and financial consequences if convicted. The ramifications associated with a drug crime conviction in Pennsylvania are not easy to escape even years after the conviction. Your ability to be employed may be impacted, you may have trouble finding and securing housing and your ability to continue your education may be effected. Let an experienced Lancaster County drug crime attorney fight for your rights.
Serving those facing drug charges in all of Pennsylvania including Adams County, Allegheny County, ArmstrongCounty, BeaverCounty, Bedford County, Berks County, Blair County, Bradford County, Bucks County, Butler County, Cambria County, Cameron County, Carbon County, Centre County, Chester County, Clarion County, Clearfield County, Clinton County, Columbia County, Crawford County, Cumberland County, Dauphin County, Delaware County, Elk County, Erie County, Fayette County, Forest County, Franklin County, Fulton County, Greene County, Huntingdon County, Indiana County, Jefferson County, Juniata County, Lackawanna County, Lancaster County, Lawrence County, Lebanon County, Lehigh County, Luzerne County, Lycoming County, McKean County, Mercer County, Mifflin County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Montour County, Northampton County, Northumberland County, Perry County, Philadelphia County, Pike County, Potter County, Schuylkill County, Snyder County, Somerset County, Sullivan County, Susquehanna County, Tioga County, Union County, Venango County, Warren County, Washington County, Wayne County, Westmoreland County, Wyoming County& York County, Pennsylvania.