Illegal Prescription Drug Charges
It is against the law to be in possession of, deliver or sell prescription drugs such as painkillers, anti-anxiety medications, hypnotics and muscle relaxers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Being arrested for, and charged with any type of drug crime, including illegal prescription drug charges, is very serious in Pennsylvania. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your arrest you may be charged with either a misdemeanor or felony drug charge in Pennsylvania.
If you have been arrested for being in possession of prescription drugs or prescription narcotics please understand that you do have rights and they need to be protected. Contact our team of Reading, Pennsylvania drug crime lawyers. They have offices in Reading and Lebanon to better serve you. We serve those charged with drug crimes throughout all of Berks County and Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. We will make fighting for your rights our number one priority. Our Lebanon, PA criminal lawyers will use their knowledge of the law to obtain you the most favorable outcome possible.
We offer a free half-hour initial consultation to explore your case and our abilities.
Common Illegally Obtained Prescription Drugs
Many of the drugs listed above are used casually or socially at bars, parties, clubs and on college campuses such as Kutztown University. Being caught with these, with or without the intent to deliver or sell can bring very serious, expensive and life altering consequences on your life.
Penalties If Convicted Of Possessing Or Selling Prescription Drugs
The penalties and consequences of being convicted of possessing illegally obtained prescription drugs can be very severe. There will be fines, fees, court costs and attorney’s fees. You may be placed on probation, house arrest or put into a drug diversion program. You may also face a lengthy jail sentence depending on the circumstances of your arrest as well as your previous criminal history.