Loveland, OH asked in Criminal Law for Ohio

Q: I was stopped in late March of this year for suspension of driving under the influence. After several sobriety tests

The officer confirmed I was not under the influence. Then asked me if there was anything in the car he needed to worry about. I told him I had a small amount of marijuana and 2 8mg suboxone pills. After he searched the car he told me I was not under arrest and since I was cool with him he was going to let me go with a warning for supposedly following too close to another vehicle. He did tell me he would turn the pills in and the county would go from there if they wanted to press charges. Should I expect them to go further with charges? I did not have a percription for them at the the time but I do now.

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Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: It's likely they will charge you, yes. These drug violations are taken pretty seriously now due to number of opioid related fatalities.

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