DFZ is referring to a Drug Free Zone. Being convicted of possession of drugs in a drug fee zone, allows the punishment to be enhanced to the next level. E.g., it was a conviction for possession of Marijuana less than 2 grams, then instead of it being a Class B Misdemeanor, it would be a Class A Misdemeanor. In other words, instead of a maximum jail exposure of 6 months, it doubles to 12 months and the fine maximum double from 2,000 to 4,000 dollars. You should be asking this question of your own attorney; if you can't afford one, ask to apply for a court appointed lawyer. You probably are entitled to one. Best of Luck!
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DFZ = "Drug Free Zone" as defined in the statutes. Schools, parks, playgrounds, etc. You don't even have to "know" you are in one to have the enhancement provisions attach to the charge. Mr. Nicholas' answer is spot on regarding enhanced penalty ranges.
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