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Caught in Possession of Drugs?

Accused of Possession in Denver, CO?

Serving Denver, Douglas, Jefferson, Arapahoe and Adams Counties

I am David L. Owen, Jr., a Denver drug possession attorney and founder of David L. Owen, Jr., P.C. I have 33 years of experience defending clients. I have extensive experience successfully defending against drug possession charges, and have achieved case dismissals and reductions of charges for countless clients.

When you need legal help following drug possession charges in Colorado, you need a drug possession lawyer with extensive experience in:

  • Handling numerous cases
  • Handling your type of case
  • Achieving positive results

Contact my firm at (303) 622-3281 to discuss your case.

Experienced Denver Drug Possession Defense Lawyer

I have dual experience both as a public defender and as a private practice attorney.

I can provide aggressive and knowledgeable legal assistance following drug possession charges involving:

Drug possession charges often boil down to the moment of arrest. If law enforcement did not follow proper procedure in the search and seizure of your vehicle, it can be used in your defense. Also, any misstep in terms of illegal stop could help your case.

When missteps are not evident, I can discuss the pros and cons of taking your drug case to trial. I have presented hundreds of cases to juries, and can provide persuasive and diligent courtroom representation. For more information and a no-charge consultation, please contact me.

What are the Penalties for Drug Possession in Colorado?

Anyone convicted of a level 1 drug misdemeanor may face a sentence of up to 180 days in county jail or 2 years of probation, with up to 180 days in jail as a condition of probation or for a violation of probation. For a third or subsequent offense, a person may face up to 364 days in jail. Possessing 4 grams or less of fentanyl will now constitute a misdemeanor offense instead of a felony. Any person convicted may be subject to a monetary fine not to exceed $1,000, as well. Anyone convicted of a level 2 drug misdemeanor may face up to 120 days in county jail or one year probation, with up to 120 days in jail as a condition of probation or violation of probation. For a third or subsequent offense, a person may face up to 180 days in jail.

Contact Me for a Free Consultation

When you need skilled legal counsel for a drug possession charge, you can count on me to confidently and effectively advocate for your best interests. I operate in an honest and respectful way, so you can be sure that every communication with me is full of truth and compassion. As a former public defender, I have seen many individuals’ lives affected by a drug possession charge. Don’t let this happen to you. Hire me, an aggressive trial lawyer, to stand by your side.

For your free initial case review, call my firm at (303) 622-3281.

Tough Defense Strategies for Tough Criminal Charges

  • Fight to reduce, dismiss, or acquit your charges.

  • Keep you informed of your case at all times.

  • Available for evening, weekend appointments and jail visits.

  • Former first assistant federal public defender.

  • Complimentary and confidential consultations.

  • Will travel to you to hear your side of the story