Long Island Drug Trafficking Lawyer
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You can face steep penalties for a drug trafficking conviction in New York.
Though similar to simple possession or drug dealing, trafficking has a
wider definition and is an automatic felony. You will need a strong Long
Island legal defense behind you if you have been arrested for drug trafficking.
Let The Law Offices of Scott Gross, P.C. get started on your case today!
Drug Trafficking Penalties
Trafficking involves much more than the simple possession of drugs; it
includes the manufacture, transportation, sale, or distribution of illegal
Using marijuana as an example, here are the different scenarios that you
could be charged with drug trafficking in New York:
- You acted as the director of an organization that sells at least $75,000
worth of marijuana/year
- You collected at least that amount of money from marijuana sales in six
months or less
- You possessed $75,000 worth of marijuana with the intent to sell in six
months or less
The minimum jail sentence for drug trafficking in New York is 15 years
and could result in as much as 25 years behind bars. A convicted drug
trafficker also faces fines of up to $5,000 or double the amount the defendant
gained from the crime.
Defending You Against Trafficking Charges
An experienced Long Island drug crimes attorney from The Law Offices of
Scott Gross, P.C. can provide an aggressive and comprehensive defense
if you have been accused of drug trafficking. Even if you are caught with
illegal substances, you still have rights and law enforcement personnel
are required to follow certain protocols in processing you.
A seasoned drug crime attorney can question each phase of the investigation, such as:
- Where were the drugs found?
- Why and on whose authority did the police conduct their search?
- Did the defendant consent to the search?
- Were there wire taps?
- What statements did the defendant make, if any?
If any part of the police investigation violated your rights, you charges
may be dropped and you would be set free. Your future is at stake, so
do not hesitate to call our Long Island firm right away!
We are available 24/7 so
call us today to begin working on your
drug crime defense.