Drug Paraphernalia Laws Pennsylvania
In Pennsylvania it is a crime to be in possession of illegal drugs, narcotics and controlled substances. It is also against Pennsylvania law to possess any tools, devices or instruments used to take, ingest, inhale or inject those substances. Being arrested for drug paraphernalia could impact your life in many ways for years to come. If you have been arrested for drug paraphernalia , it is important that you contact an attorney right away.
Types Of Drug Paraphernalia
Many instruments, tools, household devices and everyday utensils can be considered drug paraphernalia. Even something as common as a soda can, or a piece of aluminum foil can be considered drug paraphernalia depending on the circumstances. Examples of drug paraphernalia and the drugs they are used for are:
Pipes (marijuana/hashish/crack cocaine)
Spoons (heroin/crack cocaine)
Light Bulbs (crystal methamphetamine)
Wrapping/Rolling Papers (used to roll drugs into cigarette form)
Plastic Bags/Baggies (used to transport and deliver specific amounts of narcotics)
Scales (used to weigh drugs for sale/distribution)
How Our Reading Criminal Lawyers Can Help
Being caught with drug paraphernalia or being in possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use for personal use is a misdemeanor in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. If you make, manufacture, sell and deliver drug paraphernalia in Pennsylvania you may be convicted of a felony. If you sell or deliver drug paraphernalia to a minor in Pennsylvania and are caught you could also ultimately be convicted of a felony.
Being arrested for being in possession of drug paraphernalia is very serious and retaining our attorneys is highly advisable.
Contact A Lebanon Drug Crime Defense Lawyer
Let an experienced attorney fight for your rights.
Call our Reading drug crime attorneys at (610) 685-8000, or contact us online, to schedule a free 30-minute initial consultation. We can meet with you at our office in Wyomissing, Lancaster and Lebanon, and we will come to you in jail, if necessary.