Marijuana in DeSoto County, Mississippi
These days, marijuana is a controversial topic in the nation. While some states are legalizing the drug for medicinal and recreational purposes, others hesitate to follow suit.
All around Mississippi—especially DeSoto County—friends, family, and colleagues are using marijuana. Whether it is just to try this controversial drug, to relive their free years in the 70s, or for relaxation or social purposes, people are in possession of marijuana—and they are getting caught.
At Stroud, Flechas & Dalton, we have seen an increase in the use of marijuana and its paraphernalia. The possession of marijuana and/or paraphernalia may seem petty in today’s world, but Mississippi is staying true to its governing roots. It is still illegal to be in possession of marijuana, and the penalties in DeSoto County are not to be taken lightly.
If you’ve been charged with marijuana or paraphernalia possession, you may face an assortment of penalties. Based on the grams you had and how many times you’ve been convicted, penalties can be life-changing. You may face felony charges, jail time, license suspension and hefty fines.
In other situations, your case may only be a misdemeanor. However, this shouldn’t be taken lightly. Your records will be tainted, reputation skewed, and you will also face fines and a possible license suspension.
If you’ve been charged with possession in DeSoto County, reach out to an experience drug crime attorney. At Stroud, Flechas & Dalton, our drug crime lawyers have been representing DeSoto County residents for over a decade. With our experience in the area, strong defensive skills, and interpersonal relationships, we will fight for your rights and the outcome that you deserve.
Contact us here or call (662) 536-5656 to discuss your possession of marijuana and/or paraphernalia with our skilled drug crime attorneys today.