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If you or someone you love has been arrested for drug possession, it is important to hire an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. Without the proper representation, you could face severe penalties, including jail time, probation, fines, and other penalties. At Ward & Grover, our Bend drug possession lawyers are ready to help you.

Facing drug possession charges? Call our Deschutes County drug possession defense lawyers at (541) 312-5150 today to learn more about your rights and how we can help!

What Is Drug Possession?

Drug possession is the unlawful possession of a controlled substance. In Oregon, controlled substances are divided into two categories: Schedule I and II substances, which are considered the most dangerous, and Schedule III, IV, and V substances.

Possession of a Schedule I or II substance is considered a felony in Oregon, and the penalties can include:

  • Jail time: A minimum of 90 days up to 5 years in jail and a maximum of 20 years in prison.
  • Fines: Fines up to $375,000.
  • Probation: A minimum of 1 year up to 5 years of probation.
  • Drug treatment: Attendance at approved drug treatment programs.
  • Confiscation of property: Confiscation of property used to facilitate the crime, including vehicles.

Possession of a Schedule III, IV, or V substance is considered a misdemeanor in Oregon, and the penalties can include:

  • Jail time: A minimum of 10 days up to 1 year in jail and a maximum of 1 year in prison.
  • Fines: Fines up to $6,250.
  • Probation: A minimum of 1 year up to 2 years of probation.
  • Drug treatment: Attendance at approved drug treatment programs.

In addition to jail time, fines, probation, and drug treatment, you could also have your driver's license suspended for up to 90 days.

What Are the Penalties for Possession of a Controlled Substance in Oregon?

In Oregon, controlled substances are divided into two categories: Schedule I and II substances, which are considered the most dangerous, and Schedule III, IV, and V substances.

The penalties for possession of a controlled substance in Oregon are as follows:

  • Possession of a Schedule I or II substance: Felony, punishable by up to 20 years in prison, $375,000 in fines, and mandatory drug treatment.
  • Possession of a Schedule III, IV, or V substance: Misdemeanor, punishable by up to 1 year in jail, $6,250 in fines, and mandatory drug treatment.

In addition to jail time, fines, probation, and drug treatment, you could also have your driver's license suspended for up to 90 days.

What Are the Penalties for Drug Possession in Oregon?

In Oregon, controlled substances are divided into two categories: Schedule I and II substances, which are considered the most dangerous, and Schedule III, IV, and V substances.

The penalties for possession of a controlled substance in Oregon are as follows:

  • Possession of a Schedule I or II substance: Felony, punishable by up to 20 years in prison, $375,000 in fines, and mandatory drug treatment.
  • Possession of a Schedule III, IV, or V substance: Misdemeanor, punishable by up to 1 year in jail, $6,250 in fines, and mandatory drug treatment.

In addition to jail time, fines, probation, and drug treatment, you could also have your driver's license suspended for up to 90 days.

Contact Our Bend Drug Possession Attorney

Are you facing drug possession charges in Bend? Our experienced Bend drug possession attorney is here to provide you with the strong legal defense you need. We understand the complexities of drug laws and will fight tirelessly to protect your rights and future. With a proven track record of success in drug possession cases, we will explore all possible defenses and negotiate with prosecutors for the best outcome. Don't risk your future – contact us today for a confidential consultation and take the first step towards securing a favorable resolution to your case. Let us be your advocate and guide you through this challenging time.

Facing Oregon drug possession charges? Call our Deschutes County drug possession defense lawyers at (541) 312-5150 today to learn more about your rights and how we can help!

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