Drugs

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 2:07pm
Possession with Intent

Possession of CDS with Intent to Distribute (PWI) is a serious crime in Oklahoma. It carries significant prison time, but like all crimes the State has to prove each element of the crime in order to secure a conviction. The elements of PWI are:

First, knowing and intentional;

Second, possession;

Third, of the controlled dangerous substance of [Name of Substance, e.g. marijuana, MDMA, etc.];

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 4:19pm
Marijuana

Drugs are becoming legalized as time goes by.  Even in Oklahoma, possession of small amounts of illegal drugs is only a misdemeanor as of July 1, 2017.

But what about large amounts of drugs?

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 2:32pm
Marijuana

Drug “Trafficking” remains the only drug crime in Oklahoma that carries with it mandatory prison time, even for the first offense.  This harsh punishment is much tougher than the penalties for first-time offenders who commit even violent crimes.  Indeed, armed robbers, stabbers, drive-by shooters (“Using a Vehicle to facilitate the Intentional Discharge of a Firearm), and even those who MAKE methamphetamine are eligible for probation on their first and...

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