Pool Parties and Nightclub Arrests
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Pool Parties and Nightclub Arrests in Las Vegas
In Las Vegas, most of the major hotel-casinos and almost all of the nightclubs and gentlemen clubs host and promote incredible, even wild so-called “adult” parties, including daytime “pool parties,” where alcohol freely flows and music never stops. Often, the guests and visitors in these events can’t help but think that here anything does go. Take note though that the security personnel at the entrance and in the premises are working closely with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. They help the police arrest people who break the law. They check people admitted into these parties for drugs and weapons and they patrol the bathrooms and hallways for ongoing illegal activity. The search they conduct is considered legal because they are not officers nor agents of government. It is unfortunate that a lot of those who have been arrested in nightclub and pool parties are just regular folks who have jobs, families and reputation to protect who just wanted to have some fun but who happened to be at the wrong place at the wrong time.
Commonly Made Offenses in Nevada Nightclubs and Pool Parties
Possession of a Controlled Substance
– Anyone unlawfully possessing a controlled substance can be convicted of a category B,C,D, or E felony under Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) 453.336, depending on the amount of substance and the act involved.
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia –
Mere possession of drug paraphernalia is considered a misdemeanor under NRS 453.566.
Unlawful Possession for Sale –
NRS 453.337 and NRS 453.338 prohibit the possession with intent to sale of controlled substances. Those violating these statutes can be convicted of category B, C, or D felonies depending on the amount and act involved.
Simple Felony Possession of Marijuana
– Unlawful possession of Marijuana may be deemed a misdemeanor, gross misdemeanor or category E felony under NRS 453.336.
Penalties for Drug Possession in Nevada
Depending on the category of the drug, the amount and act involved, and the criminal record of the person charged, penalties can vary from probation and /or community service for a first time offense to 1 – 4 years in jail or prison and/or fines of up to $20,000.00. The penalties will drastically be more severe if the offense is drug trafficking.
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Ross C. Goodman has successfully defended many people who have been arrested in nightclubs and pool parties for drug possession and other drug-related offenses. In most of these cases, he has managed to get the felony charges dismissed or reduced to misdemeanors. If you have been arrested at a nightclub or pool party in Las Vegas, contact the Goodman Law Group at (702) 383-5088. Ross C. Goodman is a proven Las Vegas Criminal Defense Lawyer
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