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possession

Exercising dominion or control over property.There are two varieties of real property possession. Actual possession occurs when property is in the immediate physical control and occupancy of a party. Constructive possession exists as to the whole of a property when someone is in actual possession of a part.

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The State also charged Richard Kurth with criminal sale of dangerous drugs, criminal possession of a dangerous drug with intent to sell, solicitation to commit the offense of criminal possession of a dangerous drug with intent to sell, and criminal possession of dangerous drugs.
947 MAZIARZ Establishes the possession of stolen items from a museum, historical society, historical site or cemetery as criminal possession of stolen property in the 3rd degree and the theft of item or items from a museum, historical society, historical site or cemetery grand larceny in the third degree.
The police arrested Szamuely at his gym in SoHo on charges of grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen property, and found 570 university books, some of them out of print, in Szamuely's apartment.
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7203 GOLDEN Provides that possession of any loaded firearm shall constitute criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree.
O'Dowd had been charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance - the accusation which was dismissed yesterday - after police he called to his apartment allegedly found a small amount of cocaine there.
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