Drug Possession

possession with intent to distribute in Virginia

Possession with Intent to Distribute: What It Means in Virginia

Possession with intent to distribute is charged when someone is found in possession of controlled dangerous substances and it is believed that their intention is to either sell them or give them to someone else. Virginia takes drug possession seriously but distribution is harshly punished.Virginia Code Section 18.2- 248 criminalizes the possession of a controlled substance as well as possession with intent to distribute, sell, give or manufacture a controlled substance or an imitation controlled substance. How Intent to Distribute is [...]