Tampering with drugs ORC § 2925.24

Defined:
  • Knowingly,
  • Altering any dangerous drug or substituting any dangerous drug with another substance, or
  • Changing the packaging the dangerous drug is in.
Defense:

Tampering with drugs not illegal if the drug was prescribed by a doctor.

Potential Penalties:

Tampering with drugs can be either a felony of the third degree or a felony of the second degree. As such, tampering with drugs can be penalized by 9 months to 8 years in prison and a fine of up to $15,000.

At Funkhouser Law, from the moment a client walks through the door, we presume that they are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. As such, we work hard to accomplish the most favorable outcome for each of our clients. If you have been accused of tampering with drugs, please call Funkhouser Law for a free consultation with an experienced, peer-rated lawyer.