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Ecstasy Charges in California

Ecstasy may be fun and games for some people, but to prosecutors, those who use and distribute ecstasy are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. If you are facing charges for possession, sales, or transportation, we highly recommend that you speak with a skilled Orange County ecstasy attorney as soon as possible.

At the Law Offices of Randy Collins, we know that many drug users are not bad people. That sometimes people can make mistakes that affect their lives for years to come, even if they did not do anything wrong. We invite you to contact our firm and take advantage of our free case evaluation. We will give you valuable information that you can use to better understand the charges you are facing as well as the options that you have available moving forward.

California Ecstasy Laws

Ecstasy is a common name for the Schedule I drug, methylenedioxymethamphetamine. Anyone found in possession of ecstasy is in violation of California Health and Safety Code 11377 and subject to prosecution.

In order to prosecute for OC possession of ecstasy, the state must prove:

  • 1. The accused possessed a controlled substance
  • 2. The accused knew it was present
  • 3. The accused knew the nature or character of the substance as a controlled substance
  • 4. The controlled substance was ecstasy (methylenedioxymethamphetamine)
  • 5. The controlled substance was in a usable amount

In order to prosecute for Orange County sale or transportation of ecstasy, the state must prove:

  • 1. The accused sold/transported a controlled substance
  • 2. The accused knew it was present
  • 3. The accused knew the nature or character of the substance as a controlled substance
  • 4. The controlled substance was ecstasy (methylenedioxymethamphetamine)
  • 5. The controlled substance was in a usable amount

Penalties for Possession of Ecstasy

The severity of punishment for OC Ecstasy possession varies according to the defendant’s previous criminal record. First time offenders face:

  • Punishment up to one year in county jail (11377 HS(a))
  • A fine up to $1,000 (CPC 18)

Those selling, transporting, or attempting to sell or transport ecstasy are committing felony and face:

  • imprisonment for 2-4 years (11379HS(a))
  • A fine up to $10,000 (CPC 672)

Transporting ecstasy from one county to another noncontiguous county for sale increases the penalty to 3-9 years (11379 HS(b))

If you are facing ecstasy charges in Orange County, our attorneys can help you. Our Orange County ecstasy Lawyers have decades of experience assisting those who have been accused of drug crimes and will provide you with skilled and experience legal defense during your time of need. Call or fill out our contact form to get help now.

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