HEALTH & SAFETY CODE SECTION 11351
POSSESSION FOR SALES OF DRUGS
If you have been arrested for an alleged violation of Health & Safety
Code section 11351, contact our office immediately for a free consultation.
Health & Safety Code section 11351 states as follows:
Except as otherwise provided in this division, every person
who possesses for sale or purchases for purposes of sale (1) any
controlled substance specified in subdivision (b), (c), or (e) of
Section 11054, specified in paragraph (14), (15), or (20) of
subdivision (d) of Section 11054, or specified in subdivision (b) or
(c) of Section 11055, or specified in subdivision (h) of Section
11056, or (2) any controlled substance classified in Schedule III,
IV, or V which is a narcotic drug, shall be punished by imprisonment
in the state prison for two, three, or four years.
HOW DOES A PROSECUTOR PROVE POSSESSION FOR SALES OF DRUGS IN VIOLATION OF HEALTH & SAFETY CODE 11351?
look for indicia of sales, including but not limited possession of a
scale, empty baggies, currency, pay owe sheets, and so called "expert
testimony from a police officer."
often use drug users as informants. These informants have a motive to
lie as they are offered to get their charges dismissed in exchange for
information or testimony against alleged drug sellers.
In many instances, the police officers try to make a sales case even when the facts do not support it. These drug sales cases
carry harsh penalties. Particularly those
involving sales and transportation. We are
very experienced in handling these type
of cases and can help you.
WE PROVIDE EFFECTIVE LEGAL REPRESENTATION
TO FIGHT CASES INVOLVING HEALTH & SAFETY CODE SECTION 11351
CALL NOW FOR A FREE CONSULTATION
March 2010, we represented a client charged with a felony possession
for sales of marijuana. Client faced state prison time. We were able to
keep him from serving any jail time. In addition, we got his charge
reduced to a misdemeanor possession only.
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