Washington POssession of Drug paraphernalia DEFENSE LAWYER
Have you been charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia? Let us help you today!
In Washington, being charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, can come with hefty fines and a record that can follow you. This is not a charge you want to face alone; let Weber Law’s team of experienced lawyers help you today.
Washington Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Charges and Penalties
What is Drug Paraphernalia?
Drug paraphernalia refers to all equipment, products, and materials of any kind which are used, intended for use, or designed for use in planting, propagating, cultivating, growing, harvesting, manufacturing, compounding, converting, producing, processing, preparing, testing, analyzing, packaging, repackaging, storing, containing, concealing, injecting, ingesting, inhaling, or otherwise introducing into the human body, a controlled substance. This includes but is not limited to:
(a) Kits used, intended for use, or designed for use in planting, propagating, cultivating, growing, or harvesting of any species of plant which is a controlled substance or from which a controlled substance can be derived;
(b) Isomerization devices used, intended for use, or designed for use in increasing the potency of any species of plant which is a controlled substance;
(c) Separation gins and sifters used, intended for use, or designed for use in removing twigs and seeds from, or in otherwise cleaning or refining, marijuana;
(d) Blenders, bowls, containers, spoons, and mixing devices used, intended for use, or designed for use in compounding controlled substances;
(e) Capsules, balloons, envelopes, and other containers used, intended for use, or designed for use in packaging, storing, or concealing controlled substances;
(f) Hypodermic syringes, needles, and other objects used, intended for use, or designed for use in parenterally injecting controlled substances into the human body; or
(g) Metal, wooden, acrylic, glass, stone, plastic, water pipes, carburetion tubes and devices, with or without screens, bongs, roach clips, and electric pipes used in ingesting, inhaling, or otherwise introducing a controlled substance into the body.
What is the Punishment?
Possession of drug paraphernalia is a misdemeanor in the State of Washington.
A misdemeanor in the State of Washington is punishable by imprisonment for up to 364 days, a fine of not more than $5,000.00, or both.
It is possible to get a sentence reduction or reduction of your charge, but it requires knowledgeable legal counsel.
Even as a Defendant of a Crime, you still have Rights! Make sure yours were not violated!
Even as an individual facing criminal charges, you have rights. It is important to know those rights and make sure that they were not violated in any way when you were arrested or charged. Without extensive knowledge of your rights when it comes to police searches, Miranda rights, and your rights when it comes to arrest, it is extremely difficult to get a dismissal or reduction of your charges. Do not try and fight these charges on your own, Weber Law is ready to help you today.
Contact Weber Law immediately if you’ve been arrested on a possession of drug paraphernalia charge. We offer a free confidential case evaluation – serving Seattle and the surrounding areas.
How Can You Fight a Charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia?
If you have been cited with possession of drug paraphernalia in Washington, there are a few ways Weber Law can fight for you. Whether it is negotiating to lower the charge to a lesser crime, reducing your fine amount or jail time, making sure the charge does not go on your record, or defending you at trial, Weber Law will work for you every step of the way. By looking at potential evidence such as your criminal record, the police report, and potential eyewitness testimony, Weber Law will make sure to look at all the details of your case. By using defenses that have been successful in the past, for example, having a medicinal marijuana card, not knowing what you were in possession of, or the paraphernalia was found during an illegal search, Weber Law will create a strong defense for you. At Weber Law, we are experienced in defending these charges, winning these cases, and getting you back to everyday life. The court room can be a very intimidating place; you do not have to face it alone. Let Weber Law’s team of experienced lawyers help you. Being cited for possession of drug paraphernalia, whether with possession with a controlled substance or not, can have detrimental consequences on future careers and your record could be ruined. Do not leave this charge up to chance.
If you or anyone you know has been cited with possession of drug paraphernalia in the State of Washington, call Weber Law today for a consultation.
WA ST § 69.50.102, Drug paraphernalia—Definitions
WA ST § 9A.20.021, Maximum sentences for crimes committed July 1, 1984, and after
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