For Those Charged With a Crime
Drug Crimes Lawyer in Sugar Land
Fighting for Individuals throughout Fort Bend County
Have you been charged with a drug-related crime? You will need the assistance and professional legal advice of Sugar Land drug crimes attorney Adam Capetillo. When it comes to criminal charges that involve the illegal use of drugs, there are many elements to know and consider.
For instance, you should be aware that any drug convictions in Texas may affect your Texas Driver’s License.
Possession of a Controlled Substance (PCS)
The “PG” seen in the Offense Charge refers to the “Penalty Group.” Different drugs fall into different groups. PG 1 is the most serious and PG 4 is the least.
Common PG 1 drugs are:
Common PG 2 drugs are:
- Synthetic THC
Common PG 3 drugs are:
Following the PG #, is the weight, usually in grams. Since it would be tedious to allocate a specific offense for each weight, they are broken into categories. The more serious the penalty group number and the larger the amount, the higher the range of punishment for the offense.
For example, the statutory punishment range for “PCS PG1 400G>” is 15-99 years.
Possession of Marijuana (POM)
POM only covers marijuana in the plant form, not any synthetics, wax, oils variations, or edibles.
- State Jail Felony: More than four ounces to five pounds
- Class A: More than two ounces to four ounces
- Class B: two ounces or less
These are not taking into account any enhancements.
Manufacturing & Delivery Charges
Based on the amount of drugs found, the packaging of the drugs when they were found, and/or various factors of how they were found could enhance a PCS charge into a manufacturing and delivery charge.
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If you live in the Fort Bend County area and were charged with a drug-related crime, it is best to get professional legal advice from an experienced and client-focused drug crimes lawyer in Sugar Land. Attorney Adam Capetillo is a Fort Bend County native who is passionate about protecting the rights and freedoms of all clients.