Hellertown, PA asked in Criminal Law for Pennsylvania

Q: Can I be imprisoned for a very small amount of Ganga found during a vehicle search after spending two days in jail?

Traffic stop with voluntary search,

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Ellis B. Klein
Ellis B. Klein
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  • Yardley, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: Unlikely. I am wondering why you had to do any time in jail at all. Usually, these cases are done by summons where the charges are mailed out. You should speak to a lawyer. Sometimes these cases can be negotiated to a non-criminal fine or perhaps a first time offender program. Many of us give free consults so start calling around. Good luck

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