poss. of marijuna
In Arkansas for can receive up to 1000 fine, one year in jail, and six month dl suspension for possession of less than one once of marijuana. It is considered a misdemeanor. If you had over an once it is a felony and punishable 4-10 years in prison, up to $25,000 fine, 6 month dl suspension, and a $250 DNA fee (this is for amounts less than 10 lbs.) The jail time is usually suspended for first time offenders and probation is likely. The fine is usually around $1000 for either the felony or the misdemeanor. They may require some community service. As a first time offender you should be eligible for expungement, but under act 346 it must be requested at the time of sentencing. Call a criminal defense attorney about your specific case and they can tell you what options you have available to you.