Arkansas Code Title 5. Criminal Offenses § 5-64-420. Possession of methamphetamine or cocaine with the purpose to deliver

(a) Except as provided by this chapter, it is unlawful if a person possesses methamphetamine or cocaine with the purpose to deliver the methamphetamine or cocaine.  Purpose to deliver may be shown by any of the following factors:

(1) The person possesses the means to weigh, separate, or package methamphetamine or cocaine;

(2) The person possesses a record indicating a drug-related transaction;

(3) The methamphetamine or cocaine is separated and packaged in a manner to facilitate delivery;

(4) The person possesses a firearm that is in the immediate physical control of the person at the time of the possession of methamphetamine or cocaine;

(5) The person possesses at least two (2) other controlled substances in any amount;  or

(6) Other relevant and admissible evidence that contributes to the proof that a person's purpose was to deliver methamphetamine or cocaine.

(b) A person who violates this section upon conviction is guilty of a:

(1) Class C felony if the person possessed less than two grams (2g) of methamphetamine or cocaine by aggregate weight, including an adulterant or diluent;

(2) Class B felony if the person possessed two grams (2g) or more but less than ten grams (10g) of methamphetamine or cocaine by aggregate weight, including an adulterant or diluent;  or

(3) Class A felony if the person possessed ten grams (10g) or more but less than two hundred grams (200g) of methamphetamine or cocaine by aggregate weight, including an adulterant or diluent.

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