Drug Possession


We handle marijuana possession and other misdemeanor level drug offenses.  We also handle first offenders programs and can work to make sure a first time charge remains off your record.

If you have been arrested for drug possession, your mind is probably filled with questions. How will this arrest affect my future? Will past arrests impact this charge? What will happen with my criminal record? An experienced and knowledgeable criminal defense attorney can answer your questions and help to calm your fears.

Scott Reilly has successfully handled numerous drug possession cases. We are familiar with the nuances of the North Carolina and federal court systems. We will take the time to make sure that you understand your options and use our experience to build a strategic plan for your drug crimes defense.

We will work with you from day one. Unlike larger firms, we do not pass clients around to different attorneys. You can count on your attorney to personally represent you, advise you and help you through this difficult time.

When our North Carolina attorneys take your state or federal drug possession defense case, they listen to your story, conduct a thorough review of the evidence against you and help you to understand the tough decisions you need to make involving:

  • Cocaine
  • Marijuana
  • Heroin
  • MDMA, also known as Ecstasy
  • Methamphetamine
  • Prescription medications

Our lawyers will defend your case in state or federal court.

Assisting With Possession With Intent to Sell Charges

We are dedicated to your drug possession defense. We put every effort into eliminating the charges against you or reducing the penalties you face if convicted. Contact us now for a free initial consultation.

Possession of Marijuana

Scott Reilly fights marijuana charges routinely. The main issue the prosecution is concerned about in most cases is the amount of marijuana in the accused's possession at the time of the charge. The more marijuana you are charged with, the greater the punishments can be.

No matter what amount of marijuana was in your possession, we will investigate the matter and analyze all of your defense options. You can rely on our team to provide you with a solid defense to your drug charges.

Fighting Your Marijuana Possession Charges in North Carolina

Participating in substance abuse classes pursuant to N.C. General Statute 90-96 can give you a second chance in North Carolina. This class can enable us to have your charges completely dismissed, keeping your criminal record clean. We will inform of you whether or not you qualify for this program and guide you through the entire substance abuse assessment process.

Keep Your Record Clean.

Once your case is finished the record of the arrest and the charges against you stays out there as a public record unless it’s expunged.  These charges can effect your future employment opportunities and need to be dealt with quickly to ensure that your reputation is not harmed.  After your case is finished we also take care of expungements for all clients who are eligible.