If you unlawfully possess or sell a hypodermic syringe or hypodermic needle, you can be charged with Criminally Possessing a Hypodermic Instrument (NY PL 220.45) by Buffalo prosecutors.
This is an A Misdemeanor that can lead to up to one year in jail and $1000 in fines, and can be charged in addition to any other charges, like drug possession or sales, that you may be facing.
Drug charges are often complex, but because of the sheer number of them in the court system, it is sometimes possible to negotiate reduced charges or alternative sentencing options, especially for first-time offenders.
The attorneys at Friedman & Ranzenhofer have helped hundreds of people in Buffalo fight drug charges like Criminally Possessing a Hypodermic Instrument, and won cases in court as well as found beneficial resolution through negotiation.
If you or a family member are facing criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument charges, call us today at 716-542-5444 for a legal consultation with an experienced Buffalo criminal defense attorney.