Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Minneapolis Fifth Degree Controlled Substance Lawyer

Drug Possession and Forfeiture of Property

Vehicle Forfeiture Many people call my office asking me if the police can actually seize a vehicle in a drug case.  The answer is yes.  In many cases, the police may seize any vehicle believed used in an illegal controlled substance violation, even if the vehicle has a lien. The seizure takes place well before any conviction.  If law enforcement does seize your vehicle, they must provide you notice... [Read more]

Possession with Intent to Sell, Distribute or Deliver

Possession with Intent to Distribute, Deliver, or Sell In Minnesota, possession with intent to sell, deliver or distribute violation takes place when a person or persons are caught in possession of a controlled substance and the police believe the person or persons intended to sell the drugs. The drugs do not have to be on the person, but can be “constructively” possessed such as in a car, house... [Read more]

Possession of a Controlled Substance

Degrees of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance. First Degree Drug Possession A person is guilty of a Minnesota first degree criminal possession charge if the person possesses: 25 grams or more of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, or any combination of the three 500 grams or more of a narcotic drug other than cocaine, heroin, or methamphetamine 500 grams (or dosage units) or more of amphetamine,... [Read more]