BLACKFEET NATION

Browning, MT

Ordinance #95 was amended in 1997; it outlines drug charges and all drug penalties.

These are some of the penalties pertaining to Methamphetamine use:

 

Offense

Penalty

Fine

Under age 18

Criminal sale of dangerous drugs

Mandatory min 6 months

$1,000*

**

Criminal possession of dangerous drugs

Mandatory term of not less than 3 months nor more than 6 months

Not less than $500 nor more than $1,000*

**

Criminal possession of a dangerous drug with intent to deliver or sell

Mandatory 1 year

$1,000*

**

Criminal sale  of dangerous drugs to a minor

Mandatory 1 year

$1,000*

**

Possession of drug paraphernalia

Not less than 45 days nor more than 6 months

Not less than $300 nor more than $750

**

*To be paid after sentence term or served at the rate of twenty-five dollars per day.

 

**First violation entitled to a deferred imposition of a sentence of imprisonment, unless extraordinary circumstances which mandate a stronger sentence.

Second and subsequent convictions of this offense shall require that the court imprison the offender for a term of not less than three months nor more than six months.

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