Possession

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Simple Misdemeanor:

  • Up to 30 days in jail and a fine of up to $625.  Minimum fine of $65.

First Offense

Substance Class Maximum Minimum
Marijuana Serious
Misdemeanor
  • Up to 6 months in jail and
  • fine of up to $1,000
Fine of $315
Other Serious
Misdemeanor
  • Up to 1 year in jail and
  • fine of up to $1,850
Fine of $315









Deferred Judgment is available if no prior felony conviction or prior conviction for possession of controlled substance.
Federal law provides for 1 year disqualification from federal financial aid eligibility. 
180 days suspension of driving privileges. A temporary restricted license may be issued by order of the court.


Second Offense

Substance Class Maximum Minimum
Marijuana Serious
Misdemeanor
  • Up to 1 year in jail and
  • fine of up to $1,850
Fine of $315
Other Aggravated 
Misdemeanor
  • Up to 2 years in prison and
  • fine of up to $6,250
Fine of $625


Deferred Judgment is not available.
2 year disqualification from federal financial aid eligibility.
180 day suspension of driving privileges. A temporary restricted license may be issued by order of the court.


Third Offense

Substance Class Maximum Minimum
Marijuana    Aggravated
Misdemeanor
  • Up to 2 years in prison and
  • fine of up to $6,250
Fine of $625
Other Class D Felony
  • Imprisonment for up to 5
    years and
  • fine of up to $7,500
Fine of $750


Deferred Judgment is not available.
Indefinite disqualification from federal financial aid eligibility.
180 day suspension of driving privileges. A temporary restricted license may be issued by order of the court.
 

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