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prison possesions of pot 2 oz my stash was not arrested yet

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prison? possesions of pot 2 oz my stash was not arrested yet sheriff said he knew it was my stash
and i was not a dealer 65years old

Good afternoon,

 

I'm sorry to hear of your dilemma.

 

Unfortunately the laws in Arkansas call for treating the possession of more than an ounce of pot as a felony with similar potential penalties to that for sale of the drug. The law calls for a sentence of 4 to 10 years in prison and a fine as high as $25,000.00.

 

I hope for your sake that this is your first offense---because if it is you will likely be approved for a conditional release. Arkansas has a program which allows conditional release or alternative or diversion sentencing for people facing their first prosecutions. Usually, conditional release lets a person opt for probation. After successfully completing probation, your record will not reflect the criminal conviction.

 

Here is a link with additional information:

http://norml.org/index.cfm?wtm_view=&Group_ID=4524

 

Get yourself an attorney and work to get the conditional release.

 

I wish you the best in 2010.

 

 

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Best regards,

 

Doug

 

 

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