I am 18 years of age and I recently got arrested for having 1 acid tab. Controlled substance of the 7th degree I think. I had to pay bail of 200$. I live in Long Island, New York.
Will I get jail time of 1 year just because I had a single tab. I have school and I don’t want to mess that up just for a single tab.
I don’t see a jail sentence under these facts. Focus on trying to get the case dismissed and sealed.
I am a former federal and State prosecutor and have been handling criminal defense and personal injury cases for over 22 years. The above answer, and any follow up comments or emails, is for informational purposes only and not meant as legal advice.
Where did this happen? Consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney for proper representation immediately. Jail time is unlikely for a first offense, but you want to make sure the case is handled the right way to ensure the best possible outcome.
Jail time is possible, but unlikely. I strongly suggest you hire a lawyer.
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Can you? Yes. Legally you can.
However, it’s unlikely your punishment will include any jail at all.
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