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Possessing any controlled dangerous substances (CDS) is a serious crime in New Mexico. These substances not only can include drugs like heroin, cocaine, and marijuana, but the materials used to make them, as well. If you’ve been arrested or charged with drug possession, the most crucial component in building a strong defense is retaining representation from Border Law Office, Professional Association
Our Albuquerque drug crime attorney has more than 30 years of experience in handling even the most complex cases. During this time of crisis, you shouldn’t leave your liberties, freedom and future in inexperienced hands.
Call Border Law Office, PA at 505.705.8028 to begin building your defense today.
New Mexico classifies CDS into five schedules, from most dangerous and severe at Schedule I to the drugs that decrease in probability of abuse and addiction at Schedules II, III, IV and V. Because of the wide range of these classifications, penalties for drug possession will vary depending on the amount found in your possession and the classification the drug falls into.
Penalties for possession of a dangerous controlled substance can include:
Although marijuana is considered a CDS, these penalties do not include New Mexico’s laws regarding marijuana possession.
When being charged with a crime as serious as drug possession, you may be unsure about what the future holds. Regardless of size or difficulty of your case, when you hire our legal services, we will work to investigate the circumstances behind your accusation and help strategize a defense to protect your rights. Hiring an Albuquerque criminal defense attorney from Border Law Office, PA is the first step in securing a favorable outcome during this uncertain time.