In 2012, there were over 1.5 million drugs arrests nationwide—more than 80 percent of them for possession alone.
Then, in September 2010, he was arrested under dubious circumstances and charged with possession of ecstasy.
The police arrive and Robert stands proud, only to discover his dealer is already free on bail and he is charged with possession.
On second possession, Sanchez completed a drive by firing a 12-yard pass to new receiver Jeremy Kerley for a touchdown.
I sink down onto him … reveling in the fullness of my possession, reveling in his reaction, watching him unravel beneath me.
The possession of raw squashes would have availed us little.
That was a possibility, for he knew that the supply in the possession of Spain was a small one.
Moreover, the notes were obviously not in the possession of the executors.
Then the River Maidens had possession again of their treasure.
There is nought for him but possession; possession of the woman he seeks.
mid-14c., "act or fact of possessing, a taking possession, occupation," also "thing possessed, that which is possessed," from Old French possession "fact of having and holding; what is possessed;" also "demonic possession," and directly from Latin possessionem (nominative possessio), noun of action from past participle stem of possidere "to possess" (see possess). Legal property sense is earliest; demonic sense first recorded 1580s. Phrase possession is nine (or eleven) points of the law is out of a supposed 10 (or 12). With eleven from 1640s; with nine from 1690s.
The state of having illegal drugs (1970+)