Possession for Sales

Possession for  Sales-

Possession for sale of a controlled substance is when a person unlawfully possessed a controlled substance, knew of its presence, knew of the substance’s nature or character as a controlled substance, intended to sell it, the controlled substance was one of the listed drugs (under the Health and Safety Code), and the controlled substance was in a usable amount.

Selling means exchanging the drug for money, services, or anything of value.

Possession for sale of a controlled substance is a felony.

 

Selling, furnishing, administering, giving away, transporting, or importing a

controlled substance is when a person sold, furnished, administered, gave away, transported, or imported into California a controlled substance, knew of its presence, knew of the substance’s nature or character as a controlled substance, and the controlled substance was one of the listed drugs (under the Health and Safety Code) and the controlled substance was in a usable amount.

Selling, furnishing, administering, giving away, transporting, or importing a controlled substance is a felony.

 

Manufacturing a controlled substance is when a person manufactured, compounded, converted, produced, derived, processed or prepared a controlled substance using chemical extraction or independent chemical synthesis and knew of the substance’s nature or character as a controlled substance.

The person does not need to complete the process of manufacturing or producing the controlled substance, rather the person knowingly participated in the beginning or intermediate steps to process or make a controlled substance.

Manufacturing a controlled substance is a felony.

 

Joseph P. Smith was a former narcotics prosecutor for the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.  Mr. Smith also was a training officer for the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.  So if you or someone you know is being investigated, arrested or charged with a drug related crime, let Joseph P. Smith’s experience and expertise work to provide you or someone you know with the best defense.