Methamphetamine, also known as meth, ice, speed, crystal, glass, methylamphetamine, and desoxyephedrine, is a psychostimulant.
Methamphetamine increases alertness, concentration, energy, and in high doses, can induce euphoria, enhance self-esteem
and increase libido. Methamphetamine has a high potential for abuse and addiction.
Methamphetamine is a Schedule II controlled substance and the production, distribution, sale, and possession of methamphetamine is restricted or illegal.
1st degree felony.
A defendant commits a 1st degree felony distribution of
1Utah Code Ann. §58-37-8(4)(a)(x)
1st degree felony: A fine not to exceed $10,000, plus a 90%
(Utah Code Ann. §76-3-301(1)(a), Utah Code Ann. §51-9-401)
The court may order the accused to pay restitution if convicted of this crime.
(Utah Code Ann. §77-38a-301)
1st degree felony: A term of imprisonment not less than 5 years and which
may be for life. And, a term of imprisonment of 1 year to run consecutively and not concurrently; and
the court may additionally sentence the defendant to an indeterminate term not to exceed 5 years to run
consecutively and not concurrently.
(Utah Code Ann. §76-3-203(1))
A defendant convicted of a 1st degree felony methamphetamine distribution may not posses, use or have
control of a firearm or ammunition for life.
(Utah Code Ann. §76-10-503, 18 U.S.C. §921-930)
A defendant convicted of a 1st degree felony methamphetamine distribution must provide a DNA specimen.
(Utah Code Ann. §53-10-403(2))
Utah's Driver License Division will immediately suspend for 6 months the license of a person upon
receiving a record of a conviction for distribution of methamphetamine.
(Utah Code Ann. §53-3-220(c))
Distribution of methamphetamine subjects the defendant seizure and forfeiture in accordance with the
procedures and substantive protections of Utah Uniform Forfeiture Procedures Act. This means that
defendant's car, land, house, belongings, and money can be seized by the State of Utah.
(Utah Code Ann. §58-37-13)