Under this section, it is a felony to possess any amount of cocaine, "crack" cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, heroin PCP, while also in possession of an operable firearm. Anyone convicted under this section is ineligible for PC 1000 and Prop 36 diversion programs.
At Glew & Kim, the majority of our cases involve narcotics offenses, and we specialize in the nuances of narcotics laws, including medical marijuana, marijuana DUI, juvenile drug offenses, and federal drug offenses. We focus narcotics defense on obtaining treatment for our clients instead of incarceration.
If you or a loved one are facing charges for possession of a controlled substance while also in possession of an operable firearm, don't wait. Contact Glew & Kim for a free consultation regarding your case.
California Health & Safety Code Section 11370.1
"(a) Notwithstanding Section 11350 or 11377 or any other provision of law, every person who unlawfully possesses any amount of a substance containing cocaine base, a substance containing cocaine, a substance containing heroin, a substance containing methamphetamine, a crystalline substance containing phencyclidine, a liquid substance containing phencyclidine, plant material containing phencyclidine, or a hand-rolled cigarette treated with phencyclidine while armed with a loaded, operable firearm is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for two, three, or four years.