Regarding drug crimes in Minnesota, even prescribed drugs can lead to severe penalties.
When the police are examining drug trafficking or possession crimes, they look at the type of drug involved in the case and the amount in possession at the time of the arrest. Although many people legitimately fill prescriptions for controlled substances daily across the state, there’s a fine line regarding the legality of prescribed medications. And with the opioid epidemic raging, law enforcement in the state is trying to crack down on those who have prescription drugs illegally.
Here is how prescription drug trafficking and possession crimes get handled in Minnesota and the penalties a person can expect to face if accused of crimes involving these substances.[...]