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IC § 35-48-4-1 Dealing in Cocaine or Narcotic Drug

(a) A person who:

(1) knowingly or intentionally:

(A) manufactures;

(B) finances the manufacture of;

(C) delivers; or

(D) finances the delivery of;

cocaine or a narcotic drug, pure or adulterated, classified in schedule I or II; or

(2) possesses, with intent to:

(A) manufacture;

(B) finance the manufacture of;

(C) deliver; or

(D) finance the delivery of;

cocaine or a narcotic drug, pure or adulterated, classified in schedule I or II;

commits dealing in cocaine or a narcotic drug, a Level 5 felony, except as provided in subsections (b) through (e).

(b) A person may be convicted of an offense under subsection (a)(2) only if:

(1) there is evidence in addition to the weight of the drug that the person intended to manufacture, finance the manufacture of, deliver, or finance the delivery of the drug; or

(2) the amount of the drug involved is at least twenty-eight (28) grams.

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

(1) the amount of the drug involved is at least one (1) gram but less than five (5) grams;

(2) the amount of the drug involved is less than one (1) gram and an enhancing circumstance applies; or

(3) the drug is heroin and the amount of heroin involved, aggregated over a period of not more than ninety (90) days, is at least three (3) grams but less than seven (7) grams.

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

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

(2) the amount of the drug involved is at least one (1) gram but less than five (5) grams and an enhancing circumstance applies;

(3) the drug is heroin and the amount of heroin involved, aggregated over a period of not more than ninety (90) days, is at least seven (7) grams but less than twelve (12) grams; or

(4) the drug is heroin and:

(A) the amount of heroin involved, aggregated over a period of not more than ninety (90) days, is at least three (3) grams but less than seven (7) grams; and

(B) an enhancing circumstance applies.

(e) The offense is a Level 2 felony if:

(1) the amount of the drug involved is at least ten (10) grams;

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

(3) the drug is heroin and the amount of heroin involved, aggregated over a period of not more than ninety (90) days, is at least twelve (12) grams; or

(4) the drug is heroin and:

(A) the amount of heroin involved, aggregated over a period of not more than ninety (90) days, is at least seven (7) grams but less than twelve (12) grams; and

(B) an enhancing circumstance applies.

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