Sec. 6. (a) A person who, without a valid prescription or order of a practitioner acting in the course of the practitioner’s professional practice, knowingly or intentionally possesses cocaine (pure or adulterated) or a narcotic drug (pure or adulterated) classified in schedule I or II, commits possession of cocaine or a narcotic drug, a Level 6 felony, except as provided in subsections (b) through (d).

Terms Used In Indiana Code 35-48-4-6

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.

(b) The offense is a Level 5 felony if:

(1) the amount of the drug involved is at least five (5) but less than ten (10) grams; or

(2) the amount of the drug involved is less than five (5) grams and an enhancing circumstance applies.

(c) The offense is a Level 4 felony if:

(1) the amount of the drug involved is at least ten (10) but less than twenty-eight (28) grams; or

(2) the amount of the drug involved is at least five (5) but less than ten (10) grams and an enhancing circumstance applies.

(d) The offense is a Level 3 felony if:

(1) the amount of the drug involved is at least twenty-eight (28) grams; or

(2) the amount of the drug involved is at least ten (10) but less than twenty-eight (28) grams and an enhancing circumstance applies.

As added by Acts 1976, P.L.148, SEC.7. Amended by Acts 1977, P.L.340, SEC.101; Acts 1979, P.L.303, SEC.10; P.L.138-1983, SEC.3; P.L.296-1987, SEC.9; P.L.296-1995, SEC.7; P.L.65-1996, SEC.15; P.L.188-1999, SEC.7; P.L.17-2001, SEC.24; P.L.151-2006, SEC.24; P.L.158-2013, SEC.631; P.L.168-2014, SEC.98.