Almost every state expects arrests for drug charges to increase.
While the most common charge filed in drug arrests was possession of marijuana,
many individuals were also charged with the sale or manufacture of drugs such
as heroine, cocaine and other dangerous non- narcotic drugs, such as barbiturates
Drug charges are classified according to the type of drug
involved, as well as the amount of the drug that is found (based on the drug's
weight). In the most serious drug offense cases, the accused can be facing anywhere
from 30 years to life in prison, particularly if the defendant has previous felony
convictions or is also convicted of other serious crimes, such as homicide or
Because drug charge convictions can carry life sentences
and other severe penalties, it's crucial that anyone previously convicted or now
charged with a drug crime contact the Schwendeman Law Firm. Mr. Schwendeman has
a proven track record of success in handling even the most complex drug cases.
He recognizes that the penalties associated with these types of cases are severe
and can damage a person's life forever. He, therefore, strives to provide a thorough
and effective defense.
Types of Drug Charges
drug charges for controlled substances such as cocaine and methamphetamine are
more serious and, consequently, carry harsher sentences than those for marijuana.
Depending on the nature of the alleged incident, law enforcement officials may
charge someone with any of the following offenses:
- drug conspiracy
- drug possession
- drug trafficking
- distribution of drugs
- importation of drugs
- manufacture of drugs
- sale of drugs
- transportation of drugs
cases, charges for cocaine, heroin, amphetamine and other controlled substances
will be felonies that come with prison time. Both misdemeanor and felony convictions
can carry expensive fines.
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