Drug Crimes

Ohio Faces Enforcement Challenges with New Marijuana Laws

Ohio has recently become one of the newest states to legalize recreational marijuana possession and use within its borders. Issue 2, which voters overwhelmingly passed in the November election, went into effect on December 7. But there are still several issues policymakers have to work out in the bill. Some Ohioans may face unfair DUI… read more

What You Need To Know About Possession of a Controlled Substance Charges in Ohio

To be charged with possession of a controlled substance in Ohio, you need to knowingly obtain, possess, or use controlled substances without lawful reason. It’s also critical to understand what class each drug falls into so you understand the potential penalties of being caught with the substance. Drug Schedules  Controlled substances are classified into five… read more

What Is The Most Likely Outcome for Felony 5 Drug Possession in Ohio?

Ohio’s drug possession laws are some of the harshest laws in the United States. In some states, a first offense drug possession charge might result in probation. However, in Ohio, a first-time offender could face jail time for drug possession. If you have illegal drugs in your possession, you need to understand the penalties you… read more

What To Expect If You’re Arrested For Drug Possession

Being arrested for drug possession in Ohio can carry some severe penalties. Depending on the type and amount of the drug, you could face a felony charge. If you are charged with additional crimes, the penalties could increase. It can be difficult not to panic when being arrested. However, if you can remain calm, you… read more

What Happens If I Get Caught With Weed in Ohio?

Even though half of American adults have tried it, recreational use of marijuana is still illegal in Ohio. Efforts have been successful in some Ohio cities for decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of pot. However, you’re still facing legal consequences if an Ohio police officer charges you with illegally possessing marijuana. The range of… read more

The Basics of Drug Crimes

There is much confusion surrounding drug offenses in Ohio. The drug laws and classifications are vast and tremendously complex so it can be quite easy to be charged with a criminal offense. If you are charged with a drug-related crime, you should contact an experienced Dayton drug crimes attorney immediately. What is a drug crime?… read more