Arrested for with Heroin Possession in Utah?
What is Heroin?
Heroin is an illegal, highly addictive drug processed from morphine, a naturally occurring substance extracted from the seed pod of certain varieties of poppy plants. It is typically sold as a white or brownish powder that is “cut” with sugars, starch, powdered milk, or quinine. Pure heroin is a white powder with a bitter taste that predominantly originates in South America and, to a lesser extent, from Southeast Asia.
Possession of Heroin can be a felony offense in Utah. Punishment can range from zero years to life, in the Utah State Prison. Educate yourself about drug possession charges and defenses in Utah and contact a qualified criminal defense attorney soon after your arrest or charge.
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The Cedar City and St. George, Utah, criminal defense attorneys of Douglas D. Terry & Associates encourage you to read about what our defense attorneys can do for you and contact us for a free consultation. We have investigated and defended countless drug-related charges in southern Utah and are committed to protecting your rights.