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David N Lesh

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Oregon Heroin Laws

   ORS 475.846 Unlawful manufacture of heroin.

  (1) It is unlawful for any person to manufacture heroin.

   (2) Unlawful manufacture of heroin is a Class A felony. [2005 c.708 §24]

   ORS 475.848 Unlawful manufacture of heroin within 1,000 feet of school.

  (1) It is unlawful for any person to manufacture heroin within 1,000 feet of the real property comprising a public or private elementary, secondary or career school attended primarily by minors.

   (2) Unlawful manufacture of heroin within 1,000 feet of a school is a Class A felony. [2005 c.708 §25]

   ORS 475.850 Unlawful delivery of heroin.

  (1) It is unlawful for any person to deliver heroin.

   (2) Unlawful delivery of heroin is a Class A felony. [2005 c.708 §26]

   ORS 475.852 Unlawful delivery of heroin within 1,000 feet of school.

  (1) It is unlawful for any person to deliver heroin within 1,000 feet of the real property comprising a public or private elementary, secondary or career school attended primarily by minors.

   (2) Unlawful delivery of heroin within 1,000 feet of a school is a Class A felony. [2005 c.708 §27]

   ORS 475.854 Unlawful possession of heroin. 

      (1) It is unlawful for any person knowingly or intentionally to possess heroin.

      (2)(a) Unlawful possession of heroin is a Class A misdemeanor.

      (b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a) of this subsection, unlawful possession of heroin is a Class B felony if:

      (A) The person possesses a usable quantity of heroin and:

      (i) At the time of the possession, the person has a prior felony conviction;

      (ii) At the time of the possession, the person has two or more prior convictions for unlawful possession of a usable quantity of a controlled substance; or

      (iii) The possession is a commercial drug offense under ORS 475.900 (1)(b); or

      (B) The person possesses one gram or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of heroin. [2005 c.708 §28; 2017 c.706 §12]

 



What type of sentence do you face for a heroin delivery charge?

Unlawful delivery of heroin is a serious felony charge.  Often the charge results in a prison sentence.  The two primary factors which will factor into a sentence are the amount of heroin involved and the criminal history of the defendant.  Cases involving more that 50 grams of heroin usually result in substantial prison sentences.  See ORS 475.925(2)(c).

What type of sentence do you face for a heroin possession charge?

Unlawful possession of heroin can be either a felony or misdemeanor crime.  Usually possession of heroin will result in a probation sentence and sometimes jail time.  Substance abuse treatment will be ordered as a condition of probation.



"I defend and help people facing drug charges in the Portland metro area. 
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Twenty nine years as an Oregon attorney
Former Multnomah County drug prosecutor
Former deputy city attorney assigned to the Portland Police Bureau

2018 and 2019 Oregon Super Lawyer
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"Should you hire me to represent you with your heroin case, I will be your lawyer and point of contact.
I don't use-low level associates, paralegals, legal assistants, or case managers.
I personally respond to your phone calls and emails; I meet with you; I appear with you in court."



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