Methamphetamine Possession

Penalties for methamphetamine offenses have been established as some of the harshest for all drug crimes. If you were arrested for possession or sale of methamphetamine in New York, it is most likely that you will be prosecuted in federal court.

Federal Methamphetamine Penalties

In federal court, possession of even a small amount will usually be charged as possession with intent to distribute. The penalties are as follows:

Sale or possession with intent to sell less than 5 grams of crystal meth or less than 50 grams of a mixture containing crystal meth is punishable by up to 20 years in jail, as well as a maximum fine of $1,000,000.

Sale or possession with intent to sell 5 grams or more of crystal meth or 50 grams or more of a mixture containing crystal meth is punishable by up a minimum of 5 years in jail and a maximum of 40 years in jail, as well as a maximum fine of $2,000,000.

Sale or possession with intent to sell 50 grams or more of crystal meth or 50 grams or more of a mixture containing crystal meth is punishable by up a minimum of 10 years in jail and a maximum of life in jail, as well as a maximum fine of $4,000,000.

Contact a Knowledgeable Rochester New York Methamphetamine Possession Attorney

If you or a loved one has been accused of a methamphetamine possession offense and are in need of a criminal defense lawyer in the Greater Rochester Area of New York, contact the Law Office of Emanuel N. Mouganis. We can guarantee you experienced, knowledgeable and reliable defense.