If you have been arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia, the punishment is typically classified as possession of any materials, or tools used for inhaling, ingesting, or otherwise metabolizing drugs into the human body. That being said, the definition of drug paraphernalia in North Carolina is broad and includes many types of items.
If you are charged with possession of drug paraphernalia in North Carolina the punishment is that of a Class 1 misdemeanor, which could include punishments ranging from unsupervised probation to up to 120 days in jail and a discretionary fine for a first time offense.
Possession of drug paraphernalia is a serious charge, even if it's at the misdemeanor level. With this kind of charge on your record, your ability to obtain employment may be greatly affected. There are several different defenses and strategies that can be utilized in the preparation of your defense.
At the law office of Jason Reece we have successfully handled many drug related cases including possession of drug paraphernalia. If you or someone you know has been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia or other drug related charges in Charlotte, give Attorney Jason Reece a call at (704)-714- 8888.