Q: I was recently charged with trafficking methamphetamine. It was retested and found not to be it.
But I was still charged with a possession of it . . On top of other charges that were valid. How can I be charged with possession of something not even there
A: There are many possible answers to your question. Perhaps the prosecution believes that it can prove possession some time before you were arrested, but that you no longer had it when you were arrested. What does your attorney say?
A: There are a number of answers including being charged with possession of a counterfeit drug. If I sell someone a bag of white powder telling them it's cocaine and it's not that is still a crime. You should get a copy of the charging document and see what the exact charge is and then review all discovery to understand the State's theory of the case.
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