Drug crimes range from possession of less than one ounce, which is a petty offense and carries a maximum penalty of $100.00, to Special offender, a Class 2 felony, which carries a maximum penalty of forty-eight (48) years imprisonment.
Click below to read the official Colorado statutory definitions for these offenses:
Unlawful use of a controlled substance (18-18-404)
Unlawful distribution, manufacturing, dispensing, sale, or possession (18-18-405)
Marihuana and marihuana concentrate (18-18-406)
Cultivation of marijuana (18-18-406 (8) (a) (I))
Medical use of marijuana by persons diagnosed with debilitating medical conditions--unlawful acts--penalty--medical marijuana program cash fund (18-18-406)
Special offender (18-18-407)
Possession of drug paraphernalia (18-18-42)
Schedules of Controlled Substances
Schedule I (18-18-203)
Schedule II (18-18-204)
Schedule III (18-18-205)
Schedule V (18-18-207)
- Alexander Garlin obtained a voluntary dismissal in a Denver County case where their client was charged with eleven (11) felonies, including possession and possession with intent to sell various controlled substances, after drugs were found in her hotel room. Comprehensive defense investigation, a polygraph examination and negotiations and meetings with the District Attorney persuaded the prosecution that their client was unaware of the presence of any of the drugs. If convicted, she faced the possibility of a significant prison sentence.
Alexander Garlin has experience in providing criminal defense of both felony and misdemeanor drug charges. Whether you contact Garlin Driscoll, LLC, or other qualified attorneys, we recommend that you do so without delay so that you can better understand your circumstances, and thereby promote informed decision making that could significantly improve the ultimate outcome of your case.
The criminal defense attorneys at Garlin Driscoll, LLC, welcome your inquiry and do not charge for initial telephone, e-mail and/or office consultations.