Pulled over in Carson City for Cell Phone Violation, officer smelled Marijuana, asked for it, and any paraphernalia. Turned over a small used glass pipe, along with a tiny amount of flaky Marijuana in bag. Issued ticket for Possession of Marijuana, Paraphernalia, and Cell Phone. First offenses. I was not arrested, only ticketed and let go sans MJ and pipe. They were in my purse that was on the floorboards not in use. I am also a California resident, visiting Nevada on a job interview. I accidentally put it in my purse before leaving the hotel room up to Reno. I do not have a medical marijuana card in CA (my resident state) but do use it to alleviate severe menstrual cramps, which I was suffering from the night before. I need to know what the chances of me going to jail are? Clean Record.
This answer is based upon the limited facts contained in your question. Generally, in Nevada if an officer gives you a citation the prosecutor is not going to seek jail time on a misdemeanor offense. You should contact a criminal defense attorney on the AVVO site that practices in Northern Nevada. A skilled criminal defense attorney can get the case reduced or dismissed based upon many factors that the attorney can learn from your personal history, as well as the
custom and practice in the Carson City Court.
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