Crystal meth is a Schedule II drug in Ohio, meaning there is a very high potential for abuse and little medicinal application. Possession, manufacture, and transportation is illegal under both state and federal law and can cost you serious fines and time behind bars. You will need a competent and trustworthy Cleveland drug crime lawyer to contest your charges and fight to preserve your freedom.
Henderson, Mokhtari & Weatherly offers critical counsel and representation to those accused of all types of drug offenses. You cannot afford to face these serious charges alone—our Cleveland criminal defense attorneys are knowledgeable in the law as it pertains to crystal meth and can work to have your charges at least reduced, if not dropped.
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Since meth is considered a very addictive and dangerous substance, possession is considered a federal offense, making the penalties steep. The exact punishment varies with the amount found on you and your prior criminal history.
Penalties for a crystal meth conviction can include:
In addition to these fines and prison sentences, your driver's license can be suspended for six months to five years after you are released. Furthermore, your penalties can be enhanced if you are found with meth in a school zone or around children or if you were also in possession of a firearm.
A drug possession charge is not the same as a conviction: you can fight your charges! The burden of proof is on the prosecution, so rest assured knowing our firm is here to help you combat that proof. Our Cleveland drug crime attorneys can contest your charges on any grounds in order to protect your name and your future.
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