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 Flagler County Possession of Paraphernalia Attorney

A Flagler County Possession of paraphernalia (Fla. Stat. 893.147) is serious in Florida. With maximum penalties of up to one year in the county jail, one year on probation, and a fine of up to $1,000.00 plus court costs.  Most of the time, it is a charge that accompanies possession of marijuana or possession of cocaine or other controlled substance offense.  The more charges you are arrested for, the greater your exposure is to serious consequences.  You should contact Flagler County possession of paraphernalia attorney Kevin J. Pitts because if you are adjudicated guilty you will have a criminal record for the rest of your life.

What Is Drug Paraphernalia??

The state must prove use and they have to test it and it has to test positive for a controlled substance.  Typically charged are: ‘blunt wraps,’ chore boy, razor blades, straws, rolled up dollar bills, scales, needles, pill bottles, plastic bags, paper bags, jars, apples… basically, if you can use it to store drugs, or consume drugs, and the police think you’ve used drugs with it, they can arrest you for drug paraphernalia.

What are the Defenses?

Some common defenses include illegal warrant, illegal stop, search, and seizure, and constructive possession litigation. Fortunately for a drug paraphernalia case there are many defenses, including, if they tested it, and where/when it was found. To sustain charge of possession of drug paraphernalia, the State was required to prove not merely that individual possessed drug paraphernalia, but that he or she possessed drug paraphernalia and either used it, or intended to use it, to inhale a controlled substance. C.M. v. State, 83 So. 3d 947 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2012). They must also prove knowledge and dominion and control in constructive possession cases.

What are my options?
Some of the ways to minimize a paraphernalia charge are: pretrial diversion if you qualify or can get the state to allow you in.  You can take probation if it is offered, or sometimes a withhold of adjudication and fines and court costs.  Other times, motions to suppress can be filed. A motion to suppress can result in the case being dismissed.  

It is important to consult with experienced Flagler County paraphernalia attorney. Attorney Kevin J. Pitts handles drug paraphernalia cases in Palm Coast, Bunnell, Flagler Beach and the surrounding areas in Flagler County. Call Kevin J. Pitts at 407-883-6853 today to set up a free consultation for your Palm Coast or Bunnell paraphernalia charge.

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Attorney Kevin J. Pitts
747 South Ridgewood Ave., #105
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
PHONE (386)-451-5112
CELL (407)-883-6853
FAX (407)-732-4834

pittslaw@gmail.com

Bunnell Marijuana Possession Attorney, Palm Coast Marijuana Possession Lawyer, Flagler County Drug Paraphernalia

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Attorney Kevin J. Pitts
4195 N 17-92
Sanford, Florida 32773
PHONE (407)-268-3688
CELL (407)-883-6853
FAX (407)-732-4834

pittslaw@gmail.com

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