If you have been charged with drug possession in Brick it is important for you to understand that no drug case is the same and each comes with its own unique set of facts and circumstances that must be examined by a defense attorney. Factors such as drug quantity, drug category, status as a prescription drug, and the nature of the arrest and methods that led to your arrest all dictate the outcome of your case. In Brick, common drugs found by police officers are: Adderall, cocaine, Ecstasy, marijuana, synthetic marijuana, Roxicontin, Suboxone, Percocet, Oxycontin and Xanax.
Just as each drug is different from each other, so is each drug case. No single drug possession case is the same and Villani & DeLuca Partner Carmine Villani has been involved with hundreds of drug cases from both the prosecution and defense side for over twenty years.
The most basic drug charge typically involves possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana or drug paraphernalia which will result in a charge as a disorderly person. Often, these charges can be downgraded through the assistance of a defense lawyer so that you face less severe fines, penalties and avoid blemishes on your permanent criminal record.
Possessing over 50 grams can lead to indictable offenses varying in degrees. Various factors come into play in defending a charge of drug possession of over 50 grams.