It doesn’t matter if you just have a little bit. Or if you forgot that it was there. Or if you were in the privacy of your own home.
The Illinois Controlled Substances Act criminalizes the knowing manufacturing, delivery, and possession of drugs. If you are in possession of a controlled substance, there are two crimes you could be charged with—possession, or possession with the intent to manufacture or deliver.
What Needs to be Proven for a Conviction?