Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 4th degree can be charged when a person knowingly and unlawfully sells any of the following:

  • Any amount of a Narcotic Preparation (Includes Opium-extracts and some other drugs)
  • 10 ounces or more of a dangerous Depressant or 2 pounds or more of a Depressant
  • Any amount of Concentrated Cannabis
  • 50 milligrams or more of Phencyclidine, or any amount of Phencyclidine when you have a prior drug sale conviction (PCP, Angel Dust)
  • Any amount of Methadone
  • 4000 milligrams or more of Ketamine (Frequent “date rape” drug)
  • 28 grams or more of a substance containing Gamma Hydroxybutyric Acid (similar to MDMA/Ecstasy)

CSCS 4th degree is a class C felony. Therefore, you face up to 5 ½ years in a state correctional facility with an additional 1 to 2 years of post-release supervision. Your prison time could involve CASAT or SHOCK. You could serve up to 1 year in local jail, or probation for up to 5 years. You may also be sentenced to take part in Judicial Diversion or another Drug Court program. Your driver’s license and registration may be suspended for 6 months. You may also be fined up to $15,000 or be ordered to pay restitution and other fees.