Possession with Intent to Deliver Crystal Meth
Methamphetamine Charges Attorney in Houston, Texas
Possession with Intent to deliver methamphetamine can be proved by circumstantial
evidence, including evidence regarding an accused's possession of
the meth. An oral expression of the intent is not required. Additional
factors that courts have considered in determining whether the accused
had the intent to deliver crystal meth include:
- the nature of the location at which the accused was arrested;
- the quantity of crystal meth in the accused's possession;
- the manner of packaging;
- the presence, or lack thereof, of drug paraphernalia for either use or sale;
- the accused's possession of large amounts of cash; and
- the accused's status as a drug user.
Expert testimony by experienced law enforcement officers may also be used
to establish an accused's intent to deliver methamphetamine.
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In a possession with intent to deliver crystal meth case, the State must
prove that you: (1) exercised care, custody, control, or management over
the meth; (2) intended to deliver the meth to another; (3) knew the substance
in your possession was methamphetamine.
Delivery of at least 4 grams but less than 200 grams of crystal meth can
result in a minimum of 5 years up to life-in-prison and a fine of $10,000.00.
To put this in perspective 4 to 200 grams equals .0088 to .44 pounds,
or .14 to 7.055 ounces. It is important to seek experienced legal representation
as soon as possible.
Consult with Mark Morasch, Attorney at Law in Houston, Texas today.