Criminal Sale of a Prescription for a Controlled Substance (NY PL 220.65) is a crime that Buffalo prosecutors will charge when a licensed practitioner, such as a pharmacist, dentist, veterinarian, or doctor, sells a prescription for a controlled substance to another person.
This is a very serious charge whose ramifications go well beyond the risk of jail time.
If convicted of this class C crime, you’ll face between three and a half and 15 years in prison, but you’ll also almost certainly lose your career.
The odds of you recovering your professional license and returning to practice after a conviction under NY PL 220.65 are extremely slim.
It’s important that you contact an experienced Buffalo criminal defense attorney right away to develop the most effective strategy for your defense.
How you proceed will be based on the evidence against you and your personal goals.
If you or a family member need help with Criminal Sale Of A Prescription For A Controlled Substance charges, call the attorneys at Friedman & Ranzenhofer today at 585-484-7432 and talk to an experienced Buffalo criminal defense attorney for free.