MDMA is a Schedule II drug and is considered illegal by the federal government and all 50 states. Whatever the reason for your MDMA-related arrest, you deserve a competent and aggressive criminal defense attorney who understands how to stand up to prosecutors.
MDMA is widely known as ecstasy. The street term Molly refers to MDMA in a crystalline powder form. Ecstasy is MDMA in a colorful pill. MDMA or ecstasy has historically been a party drug associated with dance club music and rave culture.
Law Offices of Kelly & Conte has years of experience defending clients facing serious MDMA drug charges. Hire experienced Chester County ecstasy lawyers to aggressively represent you.
When you or someone you love is arrested for MDMA possession or distribution, hire an advocate who knows the system. Get in touch with Law Offices of Kelly & Conte at 610-314-7066.
Possession of MDMA In Pennsylvania
Possessing MDMA in Pennsylvania is punishable by a maximum of five years in state prison. To be found guilty of possession of MDMA, the government must prove that the accused:
- Knowingly or intentionally possessed MDMA
Was not licensed to possess MDMA
Delivery Of MDMA Or Intent To Deliver MDMA In Pennsylvania
If the police find a higher amount of MDMA than what they would consider typical for personal use, prosecutors may bring possession with intent to deliver charges. Drug trafficking charges are considered more serious than possession charges.
This is a felony-level offense that may lead to 15 years in jail and a fine of up to $250,000. The penalties for a second offense are frequently worse.
Specifically, if someone possesses 15 to 30 grams of MDMA, he or she would be facing up to five years for the first conviction and up to 10 years for a second conviction. If the accused is found to possess with intent to distribute 30 to 300 grams of MDMA, he or she would be facing up to 10 years for the first conviction and up to 20 years for a second conviction. If someone is found to possess with intent to distribute 300 grams or more of MDMA, he or she would be facing up to 15 years for the first conviction and up to 30 years for a second conviction.
Experience That Makes A Difference
The effectiveness of any defense strategy depends on a wide variety of factors. We understand that each case is different. That's why we will spend time investigating the facts of your case before developing a defense plan. You may have options based on police procedural mistakes or on insufficient evidence.
Law Offices of Kelly & Conte provides honest and clear client services around West Chester and Reading, Pennsylvania. After being arrested, schedule a meeting with lawyer Evan J. Kelly at 610-314-7066.