Criminal Defense Attorney For Possession or Distribution of Hypodermic Needle or Syringe (N.J.S.A. 2C:36-6) Charges
In New Jersey, you can only possess a hypodermic needle or syringe under orders from physician, veterinarian, or other licensed medical professional.
Beyond that, if you possess, sell, or otherwise furnish to another a hypodermic needle or syringe, or a similar implement adapted to inject controlled dangerous substances, you can be charged with Possession or Distribution of Hypodermic Needle or Syringe (N.J.S.A. 2C:36-6).
As a disorderly persons offense, the maximum penalty is six months in jail plus fines and fees, but if there are drug possession or sale charges attached to the indictment, you’re facing the potential of a long prison sentence and a felony record that will follow you for years to come.
An experienced New Jersey drug charges defense attorney can make a big difference in your case by protecting your rights and challenging the evidence against you.
If you or a family member are facing possession or distribution of hypodermic needle or syringe charges, call Matthew Reisig today at 732-625-9661 for a free consultation.