Written by attorney Keith Bernard French Jr.

Can I Be Charged With Drug Possession Even If No Drugs Are Found On Me?

Under Texas law, a person commits a crime if they “knowingly or intentionally possess a controlled substance.” The word possession in this context means to have “actual care, custody, control or management” over the illegal drug in question. That does not necessarily mean the police have to catch you with the drugs in your pocket. They simply need to find contraband in an area over which you had control.

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This article does not constitute legal advice, nor does it create an attorney-client relationship. It is the opinions and conclusions of lawyers at Keith B. French Law, PLLC.

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