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Peo. v. Lewis
People v. Richard Lewis, 2016 IL App (4th) 140852 (December 20, 2016)
ELEMENTS Defendant unlawfully possessed a methamphetamine precursor without a prescription, when he knowingly bought a product that contained pseudoephedrine while he had a requisite prior conviction, The Fourth District declined to require proof that he knew that pseudoephedrine was statutorily defined as a methamphetamine precursor. Knowledge of the law was not an element. Ignorance or mistake of law was not a defense.
FINES Defendant’s offense was not eligible for the $100 methamphetamine law enforcement fine, so ...[More]