Blair W. Nelson
Criminal Defense

Heroin Possession



If you are facing a heroin possession charge it is important that you seek legal counsel. Bemidji heroin defense lawyer Blair W. Nelson has experience defending drug related offenses and will work with you regardless of the charges you are facing.

Heroin possession charges and penalties vary in degree depending on the amount of the drug involved. The degree, amount, and maximum sentence are as follows:

1st Degree:      25 grams or more      30 years in prison and $1 million in fines
2nd Degree:      6 grams or more      25 years in prison and $500,000 in fines
3rd Degree:      3 grams or more      20 years in prison and $250,000 in fines
4th Degree:      Not Applicable to Heroin Possession
5th Degree:      Less than 3 grams      5 years in prison and $10,000 in fines.

Blair W. Nelson is the heroin possession lawyer Bemidji residents can trust. Contact his office today for a legal consultation.