Tulsa, OK asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma

Q: How can two people be charged and convicted of poss. cds when upon searching vehicle drugs was found under pass.seat

driver and passenger only occupants, passengers drugs, shoved under pass. seat , not claiming drugs, both charged and both end with prison time

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Frank A. Urbanic
Frank A. Urbanic
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  • Oklahoma City, OK
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A: The other attorney's answer is 100% correct--constructive possession is how this can happen. This occurs when you know the drugs are there and can control the disposition of them.

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