Rochester, NH asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for New Hampshire

Q: What exactly is this charge? : Controlled drug act My friend got charged with this while being incarcerated

Controlled drug act.

My friend got charged with this while incarcerated, I'm not exactly sure what this means, if he was in possession of drugs, or if someone gave him drugs or what exactly happened & I can not ask him because he is in the hole. Thank you for any help!

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Leonard D. Harden
Leonard D. Harden
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Lebanon, NH
  • Licensed in New Hampshire

A: The Controlled Drug Act is where you will find all drug offenses in the NH criminal code RSA 318-B:

If your friend was in custody then it seems likely that he was found in possession or trying to get a controlled substance into the facility.

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