Using or Being Under the Influence of CDs
Charged with Being Under the Influence of Drugs
New Jersey statute N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10(b) states that an individual under the influence of drugs (specifically a controlled dangerous substance) will be charged with a disorderly persons offense if the drug is being used for a reason other than illness or for the treatment of an injury after being dispensed by a licensed doctor. If you or a loved one have been charged with being under the influence of CDS you should consult with an experienced criminal attorney immediately.
Penalties for Being Under the Influence of Drugs
Penalties for being caught under the influence of CDS can be up to 6 months incarceration and a $1,000 fine. Do not leave your future to chance, Attorney David C. Barry can help you fight these charges and protect your freedoms. If you are a first time offender, a conditional discharge may be an option. The conditional discharge of a drug charge may help avoid a criminal record and severe penalties.
Call David C. Barry today for a free phone consultation to learn more about this and other drug related offenses and how he can help defend your rights 732-204-7387.