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Drug Crime Attorney-Framingham, MA

On Behalf of | Jun 8, 2017 | Firm News

If you are charged with a drug crime in Massachusetts where possession is an element of the offense, it is important to note that possession has a specific legal definition. The Commonwealth may allege that an individual either directly or constructively possessed the controlled substance.  Constructive possession requires:

  • Knowledge of the item;
  • Ability to exercise control over it; &
  • Intent to exercise such control.

Many drug cases proceed on a constructive possession theory.  With this in mind, it is import to have a drug crime attorney who can help you in your individual case.  Contact Drug Crime Attorney Shane W. Surrette at 774-479-3005 or at [email protected] today.