Drug crimes and their requisite charges in Ohio include a multitude of offenses, including a range of misdemeanors with minimal sentences to felonies with very severe punishments. Felony drug convictions may result in mandatory prison sentences and lead to your driver’s license being suspended, denying you the right to vote as well as not being able to pursue professional opportunities in such industries as health care, public office, or aviation.
There are many situations where a drug offenses will also be charged as federal offenses under the federal Controlled Substances Act. These Federal drug charges usually result in much more serious penalties and consequences than Stat of Ohio drug charges. A few commonly charged drug offenses here in Ohio would be the following.
Possession with Intent to Sell
Felony Drug Possession
Possession of Controlled Substances
Trafficking in Drugs
Ohio Drug Courts
Drug Crime FAQ
Deception to Obtain
Prescription Drug Charges
If you or someone you know think that you are being tracked for drug-related crimes or have been arrested, charged, and/or convicted of such offenses, it is imperative that you take the time to contact an experienced defense attorney immediately. As your criminal defense attorney I will attempt to find defenses, exception or mitigating factors to your case to help you find the best possible outcome for your specific situation.