Drug Crimes: Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance
The Massachusetts Drug Crime of Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance is governed by General Laws Chapter 94C, Section 32, which criminalizes the knowing or intentional manufacture, distribution or possession with intent to manufacture or distribute a controlled substance.
In Massachusetts, the Drug Crime of Possession with Intent to Distribute obviously carries stiffer penalties than that of Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. A first-time offender convicted of Unlawful Possession with Intent to Distribute Drugs could face imprisonment in the House of Correction for up to 2.5 years; or to State Prison for up to 10 years. Depending on the type of controlled substance at issue, subsequent offenders could face penalties involving minimum-mandatory sentences to even longer state prison state prison sentences.
Boston Drug Crimes Attorney Lefteris K. Travayiakis has extensive experience in defending Massachusetts Drug Crimes Charges, including Drug Trafficking, Drug Possession and Conspiracy to Violate Drug Laws.
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