Mingling Poison, Drugs, or Sharp Objects with Food, Drink, etc.
What does the Law say?
Title 21 Section 832
A. 1. No person shall willfully mingle any poison, Schedule I through V drug pursuant to the provisions of Sections 63-2-203through 63-2-212 of Title 63 of the Oklahoma Statutes, or sharp object, or any other object or substance which if used in a manner which is not customary or usual is harmful to human life, with any food, drink, medicine, or patent or proprietary medicine with intent that the same shall be taken, consumed, applied, or used in any manner by any human being to his injury; and
2. Unless authorized by law, no person shall willfully poison or place any Schedule I through V drug pursuant to the provisions of Sections 63-2-203 through 63-2-212 of Title 63 of the Oklahoma Statutes or any other object or substance which if used in a manner which is not customary or usual is harmful to human life in any spring, well, or reservoir of water.
B. Any person convicted of violating any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a felony, punishable by imprisonment in the State Penitentiary for not less than five (5) years, or by a fine of not less than One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), or by both such fine and imprisonment.
What do I do now?
When a statute says that the penalty for a crime is not less than “X” number of years and then doesn’t include a maximum, that means the the maximum is LIFE. Whether this was done as a prank or you intended to do harm the law takes such actions very seriously. If you have been charged under this statute you need to get ahold of us right away so that we can start working on your case and develop your defense.
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