PA Drug Paraphernalia Possession Laws
In Pennsylvania it is a crime to be in possession of illegal drugs, narcotics and controlled substances. It is also against Pennsylvania law to possess any tools, devices or instruments used to take, ingest, inhale or inject those substances. Being arrested for drug paraphernalia could impact your life in many ways for years to come. If you have been arrested for drug paraphernalia in Pennsylvania, it is very important for you to contact a Pennsylvania drug paraphernalia attorney right away.
If you have been arrested in Chester County, PA for a drug paraphernalia charge please contact our Kennett Square Pennsylvania narcotics crime lawyers for a free consultation. They routinely defend Pennsylvania residents as well as out of state residents, visitors and tourists. They have the skills to appropriately represent you in your time of need. Dial (610) 444-8018 for a free case review.
Types Of Drug Paraphernalia
Many instruments, tools, household devices and everyday utensils can be considered drug paraphernalia. Even something as common as a soda can, or a piece of aluminum foil can be considered drug paraphernalia depending on the circumstances. Examples of drug paraphernalia and the drugs they are used for are:
Pipes (marijuana/hashish/crack cocaine)
Spoons (heroin/crack cocaine)
Light Bulbs (crystal methamphetamine)
Wrapping/Rolling Papers (used to roll drugs into cigarette form)
Plastic Bags/Baggies (used to transport and deliver specific amounts of narcotics)
Scales (used to weigh drugs for sale/distribution)
Pennsylvania Drug Paraphernalia Laws
Being caught with drug paraphernalia or being in possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use for personal use is a misdemeanor in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. If you make, manufacture, sell and deliver drug paraphernalia in Pennsylvania you may be convicted of a felony. If you sell or deliver drug paraphernalia to a minor in Pennsylvania and are caught you could also ultimately be convicted of a felony. Being arrested for being in possession of drug paraphernalia is very serious and retaining our Chester County Pennsylvania criminal defense attorneys is highly advisable.
Contact A West Chester PA Drug Crime Defense Lawyer
Being arrested for a drug crime in the Kennett Square, West Chester and Phoenixville, Pennsylvania areas can bring with it very severe legal, administrative and financial consequences if convicted. The ramifications associated with a drug crime conviction in Pennsylvania are not easy to escape even years after the conviction. Your ability to be employed may be impacted, you may have trouble finding and securing housing and your ability to continue your education may be effected. Let an experienced Chester County, PA drug crime attorney fight for your rights.