The sentencing guidelines for possession charges in Utah are extremely severe. Along with staggering fines, jail or prison time is almost assured. Additionally, a possession charge can be elevated to a more serious charge if there is significant paraphernalia, including baggies, scales or other tools presumed to be used for sales or distribution.
About the Author
Aric Cramer is a an accomplished criminal defense attorney in St. George, Utah. Aric has defended clients in cases DUI & Drug Possession, sex crimes, homicide to criminal defense cases capturing national media attention. Aric has appeared on many media and news interviews about high profile cases. Aric is on the board of the National Criminal Defense Association.