Methamphetamine and methadone are Schedule II drugs in the state of Arizona and classified as "dangerous drugs" rather than "narcotic drugs." Possession, sale, manufacturing, administering, and transporting meth are all prohibited offenses listed in § 13-3407 of the Arizona Revised Statutes. Charges range from class 4 to class 2 felony offenses.

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  • Possession and Use of Meth: Class 4 Felony
  • Possession of Meth for Sale: Class 2 Felony
  • Manufacturing Meth: Class 2 Felony
  • Administration of Meth: Class 2 Felony
  • Transporting/Importing Meth: Class 2 Felony


These are the mandatory minimum sentences for meth.

5 years minimum and 15 years maximum for –

  • Possession of meth for sale
  • Possessing equipment and/or chemicals to manufacture meth
  • Manufacturing meth
  • Transportation or importing meth

If the individual is convicted of any of the aforementioned meth crimes and they have a previous similar offense on their record, they could face a minimum of 10 years and a maximum of 20 years in prison. In addition to prison time, those convicted of meth crimes also face heavy fines.


If you have been arrested or charged with a meth-related offense such as possession, sale, manufacturing, or another, contact a Phoenix drug crime attorney at MayesTelles PLLC. We have nearly 100 years of collective experience and attorneys listed in "Top 100 Trial Lawyers." We also make ourselves available 24/7 to take your calls, which means we are here when you need us.

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