Drug Possession with Intent to Sell in Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale Drug Possession Attorney
Many people confuse charges for drug possession with charges for drug possession with intent to sell. The main difference between these two charges is the amount of drugs that are found during the search or arrest. Some of the most common drugs found in drug possession with intent to sell include cocaine, ecstasy, marijuana, heroin and methamphetamines. Individuals may also be charged with this crime if they are carrying a certain amount of illegally acquired prescription drugs.
Statistics show that 25% of all drug offenders are incarcerated for charges of simple possession of drugs for personal use. This percentage is substantially higher for individuals who are charged with drug possession with intent to sell. If you have been charged with this serious crime, talk to a Fort Lauderdale drug crime lawyer to learn about your rights and how you can avoid severe, life-changing penalties.
Drug Crime Lawyer in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Charges of drug possession with intent to sell can range in scope depending on the type and amount of drug that is found and where it is found. For example, individuals will be charged with a 1st degree felony for the sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a church or a school. This offense will be punished with a mandatory prison sentence of up to three years and other penalties as well.
At Parks & Braxton, PA, we have had experience handling drug charges of this nature and we have seen the difference that a strong legal defense can make. When you are charged with a drug crime like possession with intent to sell, you must be proactive in your defense in order to protect your freedom and your liberty. Our firm is waiting to provide you with the high-quality, professional defense you need, so call today. We can take your call 24 / 7.
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