When clients are charged with possession, they are generally referring to drug cases. Possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of controlled substances (PCS) are the most common charges in Kentucky. PCS may be a schedule I, II or III charge. If the charge is PPossession of Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, it is a Felony charge in Kentucky.
Many Kentucky criminal defendants who believe that they are only committing a minor misdemeanor when they possess marijuana may also be prosecuted for a felony charge if they carry or possess a weapon.