Possession with intent to distribute (PWID) constitutes as “dealing in controlled substance” since it is associated with the manufacture, sale or delivery of large sums of one or more types of drugs. The state of Indiana imposes serious punishment if an individual is arrested for drug distribution. The severity of these penalties depends on the type of controlled substance which was discovered.
Since determining a drug distribution crime can be subjective, it’s important to retain legal services from an experienced and trustworthy Indianapolis drug crimes attorney. At the office of Zaki Ali, Attorney at Law, we are prepared to conduct our own comprehensive investigation and gather the necessary evidence in order to provide you with a strong and personalized criminal defense.
If you were arrested with selling Schedule I or II controlled substances, such as cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine, you can be charged with a Level 1 felony, which is punishable by:
Sales of a Schedule I, II or III controlled substance involving minors or near public properties, such as a school or a housing complex, can also result in a Level 1 felony.
If you were arrested with selling Schedule I, II or II controlled substance, aside from cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine, you can be charged with a Level 2 felony, which is punishable by:
A sale of Schedule IV or V controlled substances involving minors or public places constitutes as a Level 2 felony as well.
Selling Schedule IV or V substances is considered a Level 3 felony, punishable by:
The sale of marijuana can either be charged as a Level 4 felony or a Level 1 misdemeanor, depending on the amount and circumstances of the arrest.
With experience as a former prosecutor, our founding Indianapolis criminal defense attorney possesses the extensive knowledge of the Indiana legal drug crime system. Don’t risk putting your faith in inadequate legal assistance when you’re facing severe charges like these, we are confident in protecting your rights.
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