Charged with possession of methamphetamine but did not have?

Asked over 1 year ago - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Charged with both possession of methamphetamine and mdma when was only in possession of research chemical Methylone (analog of mdma)... Why is there a meth charge?

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  1. Eric J Trabin

    Contributor Level 19


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    Answered . Police often arrest a person based on their presumptive field tests, but the evidence needs to be tested by an FDLE laboratory to be certain of the substance's chemical properties. Police often try to get as many criminal charges placed on a person and unfortunately this happens even when there is insufficient evidence. I strongly suggest you hire a criminal defense attorney to review the evidence in your case. If you have documentation that you were able to lawfully possess this chemical for research purposes then you would likely have a strong defense.

    This is not to be considered legal advice nor does an attorney-client relationship exist.
  2. Darryl Richard Smith

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    Answered . If there is evidence that you were not in possession of what they charged you with, or that the substance you were in possession of was not an illegal substance, your attorney should be able to get the charges dropped or win at trial...hire an attorney ASAP...

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  3. Frank Mascagni III

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . I would guess the police thought it was meth or maybe a meth precursor. You need to hire a criminal defense attorney ASAP to represent you.

    I am trying to give you a general answer to your question. We do not have an attorney-client relationship by this... more

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