In order to be charged with drug possession in Pennsylvania, the police must prove many things. One of these being that the drugs were on your person, either directly or constructively. At Fanelli, Evans & Patel, P.C., our attorneys know how to fight every element of your drug possession charges. We have helped individuals through these accusations in the past, and we can help you, too.
You can trust our Schuylkill County lawyers at Fanelli, Evans & Patel, P.C., to protect your rights against all of your drug possession charges. Contact our attorneys to schedule an initial consultation today.
Drug Possession Defense Throughout The Schuylkill County Area
Many factors will influence how serious the penalties are that you could be facing when charged with drug possession. Some factors include:
- What type of drug you were caught with
- How much of the drug was found
- If you were within 1,000 feet of a school or playground
- If there was a weapon/firearm involved
Each of these items could be considered an aggravating factor to your drug charge. This means that they can all increase the penalties, including jail time, that you face. By putting our attorneys at Fanelli, Evans & Patel, P.C. in your corner, you increase the chances of minimizing these consequences greatly.
Was The Police Investigation And Search Legal?
Many times, police officers will overstep their legal authority and conduct an unconstitutional search. If this happens to you, the evidence could be inadmissible at trial, leading to your charges being dropped.
We will examine your case thoroughly in order to uncover all the mistakes the police and prosecution have made in your case. This helps us build a solid defense for you and allows us to minimize the serious consequences you could be facing.