Pinellas County Possession of Cocaine Lawyer

In the state of Florida, possession of cocaine in the amount of less than 28 grams is a felony of the third degree punishable by a maximum penalty of 5 years in prison .  The State can prove possession either by presenting evidence of actual or constructive possession.  Proving constructive possession is more challenging for the State and proof must be presented that the accused knew of the presence of the cocaine and was able to exercise dominion and control.

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