Buffalo Penalties For Criminal Sale Of A Controlled Substance To A Child (NY PL 220.48)
Violations of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Fourth Degree or Third Degree can draw additional charges in several circumstances.
When the seller is an adult over the age of 21 and the buyer is a minor under the age of 17, Buffalo prosecutors will charge you with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance to a Child (NY PL 220.48).
This is an extremely serious class B felony, with a 5-25 year sentence if convicted as a first time offender. Subsequent convictions carry a 10-25 year sentence.
This is obviously a very dangerous situation for you, and one where you risk substantial prison time if convicted.
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