Drug Sales or Intent to Deliver Drugs Punishments in Austin Texas: Marijuana, Cocaine, Heroin, Meth.

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Drug Sales or Intent to Deliver Drugs Arrest & Punishments in Austin Texas

Punishments for Intent to Deliver Drugs, (common known as Drug Sales, Sale of Controlled Subtances or Illegal Narcotics), varies depending on the actual drug and the amount in weight that was intended to be delivered or sold. In Texas, Illegal Drugs are seperated into Groups, depending on the Texas Lawmakers determination on the dangers of each drug. The lists below contain only the most popular types of drugs in terms of arrest of austin criminal drug cases. For a full list of Texas Statutes, see our Legal Research page.

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Group 1: Cocaine, Heroin, Methamphetamine, Opium, Oxycodone and some Prescription Pills Weight of Drug Type of Offense Punishment Less than one gram State jail felony 180 days to 2 years in a state jail 1 gram or more, less than 4 grams Second-degree felony 2 to 20 years in a state prison 4 grams or more, but less than 200 grams First-degree felony 5 to 99 years in a state prison 200 grams or more, but less than 400 grams Enhanced First-degree felony 10 to 99 years in a state prison 400 grams or more Enhanced first-degree felony 15 to 99 years in a state prison Group 1A: LSD Weight of Drug Type of Offense Punishment Fewer than 20 units State jail felony 180 days to 2 years in a state jail 20 or more units, but less than 80 units Second-degree felony 2 to 20 years in a state prison 80 units or more, but less than 4,000 units First-degree felony 5 to 99 years in a state prison 4,000 units or more, but less than 8,000 u Enhanced First-degree felony 15 to 99 years in a state prison Group 2: Ecstasy Pills & PCP Weight of Drug Type of Offense Punishment Less than one gram State jail felony 180 days to 2 years in a state jail 1 gram or more, less than 4 grams Second-degree felony 2 to 20 years in a state prison 4 grams or more, but less than 400 grams First-degree felony 5 to 99 years in a state prison 400 grams or more Enhanced First-degree felony 10 to 99 years in a state prison Group 3 & 4: Many Prescription Pills like Xanax, Valium, Ritalin, & Drug Compounds Weight of Drug Type of Offense Punishment Less than 28 grams Class A misdemeanor Not more than 1 year in a county jail 28 grams or more, but less than 200 grams Second-degree felony 2 to 20 years in a state prison 200 grams or more, but less than 400 grams First-degree felony 5 to 99 years in a state prison 400 grams or more Enhanced First-degree felony 10 to 99 years in a state prison Sale of Marijuana & Intent to Deliver Marijuana Weight of Drug Type of Offense Punishment

¼ ounce or less, given, not for payment

Class B misdemeanor Not more than 180 days in a county jail ¼ ounce or less, for payment Class A misdemeanor Not more than 1 year in a county jail More than ¼ ounces, but less than 5 pounds State jail felony 180 days to 2 years in a state jail More than 5 pounds, but less than 50 pounds Second-degree felony 2 to 10 years in a state prison More than 50 pounds, but less than 2,000 First-degree felony 2 to 99 years in a state prison More than 2,000 pounds Enhanced first-degree felony 5 to 99 years in a state prison

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