Manufacturing of methamphetamine

If you’ve been charged with Manufacturing of Methamphetamine in Charlotte, you need the counsel of a knowledgeable and experienced criminal defense lawyer.  A knowledgeable and experienced criminal defense attorney knows what the State must prove and the consequences of a conviction of Manufacturing of Methamphetamine.  David Q. Burgess, who is available for a free consultation at (704) 377-9800 in Charlotte, is a knowledgeable and experienced criminal defense lawyer who knows what the State must prove and the consequences of a conviction of Manufacturing of Methamphetamine.

To prove Manufacturing of Methamphetamine, the prosecution must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant manufactured methamphetamine.  Manufacturing is defined to include producing, preparing, propagating, compounding, converting or processing a controlled substance, either by extraction from substances of natural origin or by chemical synthesis. Manufacturing also includes packaging or repackaging and labeling or relabeling of the container of a controlled substance.  Specifically excluded are preparation or compounding for ones own use, and packaging or labeling by a practitioner in the course of his professional conduct, including research, education, and chemical analysis.

Methamphetamine is a Schedule II controlled substance.  Manufacturing in the form of producing, preparing, propagating, compounding, converting or processing methamphetamine is punishable as a Class C felony.  Manufacturing in the form of packaging or repackaging and labeling or relabeling of the container is punishable as a Class H felony.

If you’ve been charged with Manufacturing of Methamphetamine, call David Q. Burgess for a free consultation at in Charlotte.