criminal possession


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(law) possession for which criminal sanctions are provided because the property may not lawfully be possessed or may not be possessed under certain circumstances

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Of that amount, an astounding 252,485 (or almost 97 percent of all marijuana possession arrests) involved the lowest marijuana offense in the penal code, the misdemeanor of criminal possession in the fifth degree.
It is just a small minority who choose to use or be associated with the criminal possession and supply of firearms.
The rapper - real name Dwayne Carter - is charged with one count of criminal weapons possession and one charge of criminal possession of a loaded weapon.
While criminal possession and use of firearms is very unusual in the Northumbria Police area, police treat every report with the utmost seriousness and on this occasion it provoked a significant response resulting in an arrest and search of a premises.
1324 TRUNZO Establishes three new felonies with regard to the sale or possession of controlled substances as follows: criminal sale of a controlled substance in or near public playgrounds or municipal parks shall be a class B felony; criminal possession of a controlled substance upon school grounds shall be a class E felony and criminal possession of controlled substances in or near public playgrounds or municipal parks shall be a class E felony.
The 44-year-old was seen making the purchase on Sunday evening and has been charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance.
O'Neal was charged yesterday with criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Tatum, the star of such hit films as "Paper Moon," "Little Darlings" and "The Bad News Bears" in the 1970s, was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor.
Prestwood has pleaded not guilty to a charge of criminal possession of a weapon.
On January 5, police arrested the man and charged him with First-Degree Murder, Attempted First-Degree Murder, Criminal Use of a Firearm, and Criminal Possession of a Loaded Firearm.
The 6-0 decision came after an offender convicted in 1994 of assault and criminal possession of a weapon was compelled in March 2000 to submit a DNA sample.
Two days later, after proffering as identification an expired driver's license bearing an altered date, he was charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument and jailed for four days.
They arrested passenger Jerry Glenn and, after finding more drugs on him, charged him with both criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal use of drug paraphernalia.
From a wire service article in The Capital Times of Madison, Wisconsin, on a New York man who allegedly made and sold fake police badges: "Elliot Sash, forty-four, was charged with eleven counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument, one count of criminal sale of a police uniform, and one count of unlawful use of a police uniform.
Both Ellen and Bruce Arthun were convicted of criminal possession of dangerous drugs.