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Possession With The Intent To Sell RI

Have You Been Arrested on a Rhode Island Criminal Possession With The Intent To Sell  Charge?

This is a felony that can impair your freedom, reputation, and finances. If you’re facing possession with the intent to sell charges, contact the Island law offices as soon as possible.

We’ll talk confidentially about the circumstances and evidence, to compose the best defense.

Definition of Possession With The Intent To Sell :

rhode island Code Chapter 21-28-4.01 defines Possession With The Intent To Sell as the following:


  • When someone has one of more controlled substances in their control
  • The individual possessed these controlled substances with the intention to sell
  • There are several scenarios that indicate that someone possessed drugs for sale. These include:
  • Large quantities of controlled substances
  • The presence of paraphernalia like measuring equipment and scales
  • Sting operations whereby a defendant offered drugs to a police officer
  • The presence of multiple visits by multiple individuals to a suspect’s home


Though these evidences are damning, and defense is tough, it is not impossible.

John R. Grasso has worked in law enforcement prior to switching to legal defense. He knows how to dig deep for evidence that will support defense – for possession with intent to sell.

Let’s talk. Contact John R. Grasso now.

What Are the Consequences of Rhode Island Possession With The Intent To Sell  Charges?

Possession With The Intent To Sell  is punishable in rhode island by:

  • $100,000 to $500,000 in fines
  • 10 years to life in prison

The penalties vary based on the type of drug, the quantity of drugs that the individual is found in possession of, his/her criminal history, as well as the circumstances surrounding the case.

Contact an Aggressive Possession With The Intent To Sell  Defense Attorney in Rhode Island

Defenses for this drug related crimes vary based on the specific circumstances of the case. These could include that there’s insufficient evidence that would involve constructive possession of drugs.

Also invalid searches and seizures can be reversed in court. Whatever the case may be, we’ll look at your specific case through a microscopic lens, to picture and implement the top arguments for defense.

Ask about our free consultations. Contact the Rhode Island Law Offices of John R. Grasso now.

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