If you are charged with a drug crime in Massachusetts that involves possession, it is important to know that possession has a definition under Massachusetts law. For instance, possession includes not only those items on your person, but also those that you constructively possess. Constructive possession includes:
- Knowledge of the item;
- With the Ability to Exercise Control over the Item; &
- With the Intent to Control.
It is important to know what the government must prove when you are faced with a drug crime that includes possession. If you find yourself in such a position, contact a drug crime attorney who has the experience to help you. Contact Attorney Shane W. Surrette at (774) 364-4605 or at firstname.lastname@example.org today.