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.
2nd degree felony.
A defendant commits a 2nd degree felony possession ofin a , when they knowingly and intentionally possess or use a methamphetamine analog or methamphetamine and defendant is found in a restricted area, unless it was obtained under a valid prescription or order, directly from a practitioner while acting in the course of the person's professional practice.
2nd 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)
2nd degree felony: A term of imprisonment not less than 1 year nor more than 15 years.
(Utah Code Ann. §76-3-203(2))
A defendant convicted of a 2nd degree felony methamphetamine possession 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 2nd degree felony methamphetamine possession 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 possession of methamphetamine.
(Utah Code Ann. §53-3-220(c))
Possession 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)