Drug Offense Legal Code

Penalty Group One

The most common substances seized in Penalty Group One cases:

Cocaine (powder and rock), Heroine, Methamphetamine, Phencyclidine (PCP) Methadone, Rohypnol (aka date rape drug), GHB (aka another date rape drug), Ketamine.

For a complete list of Penalty Group One Substances please follow this link

Manufacture or Delivery of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group One

Less than 1 Gram

State Jail Felony

180 days to 2 years in State Jail

1 Gram to 4 Grams

Second Degree Felony

2 years to 20 years in TDCJ

4 Gram to 200 Grams

First Degree Felony

5 years to 99 years in TDCJ

200 Gram to 400 Grams

Greater than First Degree Felony

10 years to 99 years or Life in TDCJ

400 Grams or More

Greater than First Degree Felony

15 years to 99 years or Life in TDCJ

Possession of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group One

Less than 1 Gram

State Jail Felony

180 days to 2 years in State Jail

1 Gram to 4 Grams

Third Degree Felony

2 years to 10 years in TDCJ

4 Gram to 200 Grams

Second Degree Felony

2 years to 20 years in TDCJ

200 Gram to 400 Grams

First Degree Felony

5 years to 99 years or Life in TDCJ

400 Grams or More

Greater than First Degree Felony

10 years to 99 years or Life in TDCJ

Penalty Group One-A

LSD (acid)

Manufacture or Delivery of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group One-A