First degree making or possessing prison contraband

Asked over 1 year ago - Westbury, NY

What kind of felony is this and what are the penalties in NY

Note this is not promoting prison contraband charge

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  1. John M. Cromwell


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    Answered . Promoting prison contraband in the first degree is a class D felony, promoting 2nd degree is a class A misdemeanor.

  2. Marco Caviglia

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . If it is PPC 2d degree, that is an A misdemeanor. Pif it is PPC 1st degree, that is a D felony. The A misdemeanor is punishable by up to a year in jail. The D felony, if there is no prior felony conviction, may carry a sentence of up to 7 years in state prison, so that a minimum of 2 1/3 years would have to be served before eligibility for parole.

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