Santa Rosa Beach, FL asked in Criminal Law for Florida

Q: Im my arrest report it say i possessed a certain amount of drugs bust it was less that stated in my arrest report

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Jonathan Blecher
Jonathan Blecher
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Miami, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Often police over-weigh/estimate weight of drugs to make the charge more serious, or they weigh the drugs with the packaging creating a heavier result. Eventually, the lab will settle the discrepancy, or the State will reduce the charge to a lesser quantity. There are different sentencing levels for various quantities, as well. Your lawyer should work on these details.

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