Repeat Marijuana Arrests Travis County
Will having Repeat or Prior Marijuana arrests make it worse for me?
I have a prior marijuana possession or drug conviction. Will I be treated more harshly when I get to court? Does that mean I have to do jail or have a minimum sentence?
As with any criminal offenses, the potential punishments do increase with each subsequent marijuana possession case. As outlined below, the consequences for Marijuana Possession Priors increase:
Repeat Misdemeanor Marijuana Offenses:
- If charged with a Class A misdemeanor and defendant has been before convicted of a Class A misdemeanor or any degree of felony = 90 days-1 year; $4,000
- If charged with a Class B misdemeanor and defendant has been before convicted of a Class A or Class B misdemeanor or any degree of felony = 30 days-180 days; $2,000
- If charged with a Class C misdemeanor and defendant has been before convicted under one or a combination of the two above three times and the prior offense was committed within 24 months of incident = > 180 days; $2,000