Often times, simply being in possession of a controlled substance is enough to land you behind bars. In cases where individual possess a controlled substance, and are deemed to have intended on selling it, the penalties are even more severe.
In Alabama, possession with intent to sell is a felony offense that could lead to up to a 20 year prison sentence. In order to avoid long prison sentences and steep fines, it is vital that you consult with a knowledgeable drug crimes defense attorney who may be able to help you avoid the most serious penalties associated with your crime.
Huntsville Possession with Intent to Sell Attorney
If you are facing charges in Madison County, Morgan County, Jackson County, Marshall County, or Limestone County, contact Law Offices Of Segal & Segal. The attorneys at the firm will work hard to ensure that your defense strategy is developed in a way that will give you the best chance of achieving your desired outcome.
Andrew Segal is a former prosecutor who will use his experience to defend the rights and liberty of the accused. Call (256) 533-4529 to set up your free consultation so that these aggressive attorneys can begin protecting your freedom.
Overview on Possession with Intent to Sell Charges in Alabama
- Possession with Intent to Sell According to Alabama Law
- Penalties for Possession with Intent to Sell
- Fighting Possession with Intent to Sell Charges in Madison County
Possession with Intent to Sell According to Alabama Law
Alabama Code § 13A-12-211 states that an individual can be charged with possession with intent to sell if he or she is found to be in possession of:
- 8 – 28 grams of cocaine
- 2 – 8 grams of morphine, opium, or heroin
- 8 – 28 grams of 3-methylenedioxy amphetamine or 4-methylenedioxy amphetamine
- 8 – 28 grams of amphetamine
- 8 – 28 grams of methamphetamine
For the substances listed above, possession with intent to sell is considered a Class B felony. If an individual possess marijuana in any amount for any purpose other than personal use, he or she can be charged with a Class C felony (Alabama Code § 13A-12-213) .
Penalties for Possession with Intent to Sell
According to Alabama Code § 13A-5-6, individuals who are convicted of a Class B felony will be sentenced to a minimum of two years in prison, and a maximum of twenty. Class C felonies are punishable by a minimum of a year and a maximum of ten years in prison.
Along with prison sentences, felonies also carry steep fines. These fines include up to $30,000 for Class B felonies and up to $15,000 for Class C felonies.
Fighting Possession with Intent to Sell Charges in Madison County
The legal team at Law Offices Of Segal & Segal will aggressively defend you against your possession with intent to sell charges. They proudly serve individuals in Madison, Huntsville, New Hope, Hazel Green, Decatur, Trinity, Hartselle, Ardmore, Athens, Arab, Boaz, Douglas, and the surrounding cities.
Andrew Segal is an experienced defense attorney who will analyze the facts of your case, and work relentlessly to weaken the prosecution's case against you. Contact him today at (256) 533-4529 to set up a free consultation to discuss your case.