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Drug Possession

Most Drug Offenses are enumerated in the Texas Heath & Safety Code, which outlines the controlled substances and crimes. Among the most ilicit drugs in the Code are Methamphetamine, Cocaine, Heroin, and even Marijuana. Each drug has different punishments and consequences attached, depending on the amounts and circumstances under which the arrest occurred.

Often, drug possession cases involve a search of you, your car, a bag or backpack, or a search of your home. Each search by an officer requires a certain amount of suspicion amounting to reasonable suspicion or probable cause. This means there must be articuable or descriptive facts as to why you were searched. Normally, law enforcement searches you upon observing suspicious activity, or, if your car was searched, then during a traffic stop. Other types of searches, such as those in your home, require a search warrant. Many drug possession cases contain violation issues of the search and your fourth amendment right, leading to a motion to supress.

Texas Law allows for a drug treatment program or Drug Court under Health and Safety Code 469, which is sometimes mandatory (depending on the drug) or can be used in plea bargaining as part of sentencing. It is an important option not only for the immediate case, but also for quality of life in the future. If you have been arrested on a drug possession charge, call us today for a free consultation at 512-216-3211.

One of the first steps in any criminal case should include seeking help for drug addictions. Getting clean is the only way to
stop the cycle of law and probation violations. Click the link for a list of Travis County Drug Rehabilitation Programs

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AUSTIN CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY
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