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Delaware Heroin Possession Minimum Sentences

Delaware, just like other states, has very strict and very serious legal penalties for those arrested for possession of heroin, sale of heroin and heroin trafficking. If you are charged with, and convicted of, breaking Delaware heroin laws you are in an extremely serious  situation. You absolutely should treat it that way as heroin charges are often times felony charges that lead to jail or prison time.

Many people who are arrested for a heroin charge in Delaware do not reside in Delaware. They are often times caught with heroin in their vehicles on Interstate 95 or down near the Delaware beaches.

I am Delaware Criminal Defense Attorney Brian J. Chapman and I help Delaware residents and non-Delaware residents who are facing drug crime charges.

Delaware Heroin Laws

Heroin Possession

In Delaware possession, use and consumption of heroin is a Class A misdemeanor. You may qualify for First Offenders Controlled Substances Diversion Program.

Heroin Sale

The sale of heroin throughout Delaware is a Class C felony that carries with it fines and prison sentences. Circumstances such as who you sold it to, who you purchased it from, was it a subsequent offense, your criminal history and the age of the person you sold it to will determine the amount of fines and prison term you may be facing per Delaware law. In addition, if you were on or near school property at the time you were arrested your penalties may be even more severe.

Heroin Trafficking

If you are caught with more than 2.5 grams your charge will be considered a Class B felony. The amount of drug you were caught with will ultimately determine the amounts of your fines and minimum prison sentences.

Working with a Delaware Defense Lawyer will provide you the best chances of obtaining the most favorable outcome possible.

Contact a Delaware Heroin Laws Defense Attorney

You are not alone while dealing with your Delaware Heroin Crime Charges. Call me, Delaware Drug Charge Defense Attorney Brian J. Chapman regarding your rights and how to protect them. I can be reached at 302-656-2528. You can also email a Wilmington Delaware Narcotics Charge Defense Law Office here. I have an office in Wilmington, Delaware minutes from the courthouse to better serve you.

I am a former state prosecutor and have been a defense attorney for many years. I will use my experience and knowledge of Delaware heroin laws and do whatever I need to do to get you a very favorable outcome. I offer free consultations and serve all of Delaware.