What Does Possession of a Controlled Substance Mean in Pennsylvania?

Being charged with possession of a controlled substance in Pennsylvania is a serious charge that can lead to severe consequences, such as fines or potentially long-term imprisonment, depending on the circumstances. If you find yourself as a defendant facing these charges, it’s essential to understand… read more

What To Expect If You’re Arrested for Drug Possession in West Chester

Being arrested on drug possession charges can be a very frightening experience. If you have never been through the criminal justice system before, you may not know what to expect.  The following is an overview of the process and some things you can expect if… read more

Drug Delivery Resulting In Death

In Pennsylvania, some people believe that if they sell drugs, the worst thing that could happen is that they might be prosecuted with possession with the intent to distribute drugs. While drug sales and possession with the intent to distribute drugs carry harsh penalties, people… read more

Is PWID a Felony In PA?

While all drug charges are treated seriously in Pennsylvania, those involving sales or the intent to distribute carry more severe penalties. Possession with intent to deliver or PWID differs from simple possession offenses since the police must suspect that you intended to distribute the drugs… read more

Which Drug Carries The Highest Criminal Penalties In PA?

Pennsylvania’s controlled substances law closely tracks the U.S. Controlled Substances Act. This federal law divides regulated drugs into five schedules. The different schedules range from I, which are drugs with the highest potential for abuse and addiction with little medical benefits, to five, which include… read more

How Long Do You Go To Jail For Drug Possession in PA?

The penalties for possessing drugs in Pennsylvania will depend on whether you are charged with simple possession or possession with the intent to deliver. The types of substances and your criminal record can also impact the sentence you might receive. Pennsylvania’s drug crimes penalties are… read more

Types of Drug Crimes

There are a variety of different types of drug crimes that can be charged in Pennsylvania. The various drug offenses are penalized differently by the courts and depend on several factors, including your intent, the type of drug, the amount, your criminal history, and other… read more

Heroin Overdose Cases

A major focus of law-enforcement in recent years and especially in recent months has been in preventing heroin overdose deaths from occurring. Heroin overdose cases have become an epidemic that law-enforcement, legislators, and the communities at large are trying to combat. With the vicious effects… read more

Small Amount of Marijuana in Philadelphia

Possessing Small Amount of Marijuana now only a fine in Philadelphia New legislation in Philadelphia has gone into effect today minimizing the penalties of being caught with a small amount of marijuana. The goal behind the legislation is aimed at easing the punishment of offenders… read more