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officer found less than a 1/4 gram of cystal meth and 1/4 ounce

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officer found less than a 1/4 gram of cystal meth and 1/4 ounce of pot in house with two guns in the house. What could a person be charged with if the person had the drugs for personal use. Does not sell drugs.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  SavyLawyer replied 6 years ago.
Hello, and thank you for contacting the just answer team.

Based on the information provided, that person could likely be charged with possession of an illegal narcotic, with a max fine of $1000 and a max jail sentence of 1 year. However, just because the potential charges appear small doesn't mean you don't need to be proactive. I strongly encourage you to contact a criminal defense attorney in your area of Georgia immediately. For a referral, contact the Georgia State Bar Association HERE.

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