Because of the accessibility of drugs and the innate curiosity of young people, drug possession charges are becoming increasingly common in northeast Harris County.
Whether you were experimenting with drugs for the first time or were caught with drugs in the car you were driving, drug possession charges can carry severe consequences.
Board Certified criminal defense attorney Andrew J. Williams defends clients throughout the Kingwood and Humble, Texas, area against drug possession charges. With over 15 years of experience, he carefully examines every aspect of a case and works to build a compelling defense. Contact the firm online, or call 281-358-9111 to schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced Texas lawyer.
If your child has been charged with drug possession at school, you do have options. Attorney Williams has extensive experience handling juvenile crime cases.
Drug Trafficking and Drug Distribution
When the amounts seized are large enough, the charges may include possession with intent to distribute. Mr. Williams has defended more than 50 serious drug trafficking cases in federal court.
Main Concerns in Drug Possession Cases
Depending upon the type and amount of drug that was found, you could be facing charges ranging from a Class B misdemeanor to an automatic felony. Mr. Williams will review the offense report, asking critical questions to determine if there was probable cause to charge you with drug possession. He examines details such as:
Does the location of the drugs confidently point to possession?
Where were the drugs found?
Were the drugs in a pocket, or were they buried in the car you were driving?
Did you know about the type of drugs in your possession?
Was there a warrant to conduct the search, or did the officers have probable cause?
Did you give the officers permission to search?
Depending upon the charges, you could end up in state or federal court. Accordingly, it is extremely important to work with a lawyer who has successfully handled cases in both forums. Andrew J. Williams, Attorney at Law, has defended clients facing possession charges involving the following illegal drugs: