Sec. 5. A person who:

(1) knowingly or intentionally:

(A) creates;

(B) delivers; or

(C) finances the delivery of;

a counterfeit substance; or

(2) possesses, with intent to:

(A) deliver; or

(B) finance the delivery of;

a counterfeit substance;

Terms Used In Indiana Code 35-48-4-5

  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.

commits dealing in a counterfeit substance, a Level 6 felony. However, a person may be convicted of an offense under subdivision (2) only if there is evidence in addition to the weight of the counterfeit substance that the person intended to deliver or finance the delivery of the counterfeit substance.

As added by Acts 1976, P.L.148, SEC.7. Amended by Acts 1977, P.L.340, SEC.100; P.L.165-1990, SEC.9; P.L.158-2013, SEC.630; P.L.168-2014, SEC.97; P.L.85-2017, SEC.119.