The charge of Possession of Controlled Substance is a serious criminal offense and it has serious consequences if convicted. If you have been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance immediately contact the Law Office of Casey P. Mullen at 412-403-5691 for a free consultation to evaluate your case, explore your defenses and develop a plan of action with a skilled and aggressive defense attorney.
Below find the Pennsylvania Criminal Statute that defines Possession of Controlled Substance.
35 P.S. 780-113(a)(16)
Knowingly or intentionally possessing a controlled or counterfeit substance by a person not registered under this act, or a practitioner not registered or licensed by the appropriate State board, unless the substance was obtained directly from, or pursuant to, a valid prescription order or order of a practitioner, or except as otherwise authorized by this act.