A CLOSE FRIEND WAS PLACE IN JAIL AND WAS CHARGED . i WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IN PLAIN ENGLISH JUST WHAT DOES THIS MEAN.
Criminal Defense Attorney
It means the defendant is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance other than methamphetamine. The Schedule of Controlled Substances is lengthy but most commonly the charge is for cocaine or heroin. It is a Class 4 felony (probationable but also carries a possible sentence of 1-3 years in prison). Your firend needs to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney. Most of us provdie free consultations. www.galivanlaw.net
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