Washington State Cocaine / Crack Crimes

Vucsa crack cocaine

Cocaine/Crack Charges:

  • Class C felony for possession of small amount of cocaine.
  • Class B felony for possession of larger amounts, intent, sale, or manufacture of cocaine.

Possession of Cocaine:

Simple possession of a small amount of cocaine is considered a C felony under the Washington state VUCSA laws and is punishable by up to 5 years in jail and a $10,000 fine.

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However, when anything other than a very small amount of cocaine is recovered, or if a large amount of cash or scales or numerous zip-lock baggies are also recovered, the State will often charge an individual with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, and since cocaine is considered a "narcotic drug," the penalties increase to a B felony punishable by up to 10 years in jail and a fine of up to $25,000.

Manufacture or Delivery or Possession with Intent to Deliver of Cocaine

Cocaine is considered a "narcotic drug" under the Washington State VUCSA laws. Therefore, if you are charged with the Manufacture, Delivery or Possession with Intent to Deliver cocaine in Washington State you are facing a B felony, which is punishable by up to 10 years in jail and a $25,000 fine.

Crack-Cocaine Charges:

In Washington State there are sentencing provisions for possession of crack cocaine which impose a mandatory minimum prison term of 5 years jail all the way up to 20 years jail and can include severe fines if you meet the following criteria:

  • It is your first crack conviction and the amount of crack possessed is in excess of 5 grams;
  • It is your second crack conviction and the amount of crack possessed is in excess of 3 grams; or
  • It is your third or subsequent crack conviction and the amount of crack possessed is in excess of 1 gram.

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