What will my fine be
Technically, possession of that amount of marijuana could be a class A misdemeanor. which could mean a fine up to 1000 and/or up to 1 year in the county jail. Those are the max punishments.
As far as what the punishment or fine will be depends on your specific facts. If you don't have a ton of priors, some jurisdictions will amend it to a littering with a fine. Others will put you on probation for it. If you are in a jurisdiction that will let you off with a fine, you should probably expect one around $300 to $500. But again, that is just a guess. I've seen them lower and higher.
A more complicated question is, whether the cop had probable cause to search your truck? If he did not, then the marijuana could be suppressed and your case could be won, i.e. the charges dropped. Have an attorney look at the police report to see what the police officer's reasoning for the search was.
It depends on whether it is a city or state charge. Probably $100-300, generally.
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The fine amount could vary depending on whether the charge is set in municipal or state court. However, I do not suggest that you simply pay the fine. That would be a conviction. Hire an attorney in order to try and avoid the conviction.
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Fine advice has been provided to you. In addition, another "landmine" is the "abuse and lose" law. Possession of a controlled substance while operating a motor vehicle may result in a suspension of your driving privileges. Please hire a lawyer and tread lightly.
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