Drug charges cover a very wide range of offenses, from the less severe, like simple possession of a small amount of drugs, to the more serious, such as participation in a criminal drug business, or production and distribution of the same, however, up to the lesser charges carry the risk of severe penalties.
There are two main categories of drug possession : simple possession and possession with intent to distribute. Possession with intent to distribute means that the person was in possession of more of the drug than used for personal consumption. Under this offense is also considered as possession of drug paraphernalia, that is, all articles and equipment used to produce, conceal and consume any type of illicit drug.
From marijuana to cocaine, narcotics to ecstasy, penalties vary depending on the types and quantities of drugs were found in his possession.
Texas separates drugs and crimes in groups of penalty. In group 1, less than a gram is a state felony that could lead to two years behind bars and penalties of $10,000. In the same group, to have 400 grams of the substance in his possession is classified as an increased degree felony. This could result in up to 99 years in prison and fines of up to $100,000.
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