NORTHERN VIRGINIA Charges included:
1) Class 5 Felony “sell, distribute, possession with intent to distribute, over 1/2 ounce but not over 5 pounds of marijuana” under VA Code 18.2-248.1
2) Class 5 Felony “conspiracy to sell, distribute, possession with intent to distribute, over .5 oz but not over 5 pounds of marijuana” under VA Code 18.2-248.1 / 18.2-256
3) Class U Misdemeanor “possess / distribute controlled drug paraphernalia” under VA Code 54.1-3466
4) Class 1 Misdemeanor “purchase / give /provide assist in providing alcohol to a minor under 21 years of age” under VA Code 4.1-306
Maximum penalty: 22 years in prison with 2 years at minimum as charged
Result: All charges dropped prior to preliminary hearing.
Read more about Drug / Marijuana Law here: Virginia Drug Charges | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of possession, distribution and arrest laws