Brazoria County is located south of Houston, TX. If you have been arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance in Freeport, Pearland, Alvin, Angleton, Brazoria, Lake Jackson or a number of other towns in Brazoria County you need an experienced criminal defense attorney to represent you. Possession of a Controlled Substance covers a broad range of offenses in Texas. It can be a felony or misdemeanor depending on the type of controlled substance, the amount they claim you possessed and the location in which they claim you possessed. Possession of Cocaine in Texas, and Brazoria County, is a state jail felony if the amount is less than one gram, a third degree felony if is more than one gram but over less than four, and a second degree felony if it is over four grams but less than two hundred grams. If you are arrested in Brazoria County with Valium, Xanax or many types of pain pills it is a Class A misdemeanor if they claim you were in possession of less than twenty eight grams, a third degree felony if its over twenty eight grams but less than two hundred and a second degree felony if the amount is over two hundred grams but less than four hundred. The list of controlled substance and possible penalties is long. If you or someone you love was arrested for possession of a controlled substance in Brazoria County you need a criminal defense attorney to protect your rights and defend you against the accusations. Call us at 713-651-1444, an experienced Brazoria County criminal defense attorney is ready to review your case to look for mistakes the arresting officer’s may have made, to see if possession can be proven beyond a reasonable doubt and any other credible defenses. Contact us immediately for a free consultation.