Learn about offenses related to possessing contraband, including drugs, child pornography, and dangerous weapons.


Possession Offenses Script

This lesson will discuss crimes related to the possession of illegal items, also called possession of contraband. Items of contraband vary widely in their nature and can include illegal drugs, certain types of dangerous weapons, child pornography, and stolen property. However, there are issues that are common to many types of possession offenses. This lesson will address three of those common issues:

• The different types of mens rea required for possession offenses;...