Possession With Intent
Possession with Intent to Supply Drugs- Drug dealing, being concerned with the supply of drugs, supplying drugs.
The offence of being in possession of controlled drugs with intent to supply them to another is a serious offence, and if you are accused of this the Prosecution will need to show that:
- You were in possession of a controlled substance
- That the substances were controlled drugs and.
- That you intended to supply some or all of that controlled substance to another.
The Courts take a very serious view of any allegation of supply, or intent to supply drugs to other people. The Courts will view this as being a key part of the social problems that drugs cause and if you are found guilty, or plead guilty, to an offence of supplying drugs, a prison sentence is almost inevitable.
The offence of being in possession of a controlled substance with intent to supply is an either-way offence, meaning it can be heard in either the Crown Court or the Magistrates Court. The maximum sentencing power for possessing a Class A controlled drug with intent to supply is life imprisonment. The maximum sentence for possessing either a Class B or C drug with intent to supply is 14 years. These cases are virtually always dealt with by the Crown Court, and therefore it is important that you have instructed a solicitor that you are sure is doing everything they can to represent your best interests.
The Solicitors at Spartans Law have dealt with a wide range of drug supply allegations, ranging from the small-scale ‘social’ supply to international importation and commercial dealing cases. If you, or someone you know, are accused of a drug offence, contact us to see how we can help you.