Sulphur Springs, TX asked in Libel & Slander, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Texas

Q: My friends were on a motorcycle and the driver had a half oz of meth in his backpack. Passenger didn’t know about

Passenger has never had a ticket on her record and worked for the APS of Texas recently

1 Lawyer Answer
Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: OK, but what is the question? Reading between the lines it seems like the passenger was charged with Possession of a Controlled substance and you want to know if not knowing is a defense? It can be, but it would be unwise for your friend to talk to an investigator without an attorney and an understanding of the concept of "constructive possession."

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