Intent to distribute drugs is a felony in Wisconsin, punishable by 3.5 to 15 years in prison and a fine of $10,000 to $50,000 depending on the amount and type of drug.
Intent To Distribute Wisconsin Drug Laws & Penalties
The penalties for intent to distribute drugs in Wisconsin are stiff. Getting caught with marijuana, cocaine, OxyContin, Ketamine, Xanax, or Codeine with intent to sell or deliver can result in up to $50,000 in fines and up to 15 years in prison. Subsequent charges can land you in even deeper mud.
Intent to Distribute, Sell or Deliver THC
|Sale or Delivery|
|200 grams of THC or Less (0.44 lbs)||Class I Felony||3.5 years||$10,000|
|200-1000 grams of THC (0.44-2.2 lbs)||Class H Felony||6 years||$10,000|
|1000-2500 grams of THC (2.2-5.5 lbs)||Class G Felony||10 years||$25,000|
|2500-10000 grams of THC (5.5-22 lbs)||Class F Felony||12.5 years||$25,000|
|More than 10000 grams of THC (22+ lbs)||Class E Felony||15 years||$50,000|
|Includes possession with intent to distribute|
|Subsequent offense is subject to additional penalties|
Intent to Distribute, Sell or Deliver Cocaine
|1-5 Grams of Cocaine (8-Ball + Teener)||Class F Felony||max. $25,000 fine and/or a 12 year, 6 month prison term|
|5-15 Grams of Cocaine (Half Ounce)||Class E Felony||max. $50,000 fine and/or 15 years imprisonment|
|15-40 Grams of Cocaine (Ounce & a Quarter)||Class D Felony||max. $100,000 fine and/or 25-year prison term|
|40+ Grams of Cocaine (Ounce & a Half)||Class C Felony||max. $100,000 fine and/or 40 years in prison|
How long does intent to distribute stay on your record?
Most felonies in Wisconsin stay on your record for life. If you receive a maximum sentence over 6 years, you can't even apply to have your record sealed.
How to beat intent to distribute charges
If you've been charged with intent to distribute drugs in Wisconsin, we suggest you act fast.
Grieve Law houses award-winning criminal defense attorneys in Wisconsin with experience getting drug charges reduced or dropped. We can offer powerful, strategic defense to help you beat your intent to distribute drug charge.