Drug crimes involve the possession of an illegal drug or controlled substance, possession with the intent to deliver or sell, cultivation, manufacturing, importation and transportation and others. They can sometimes be prosecuted under federal jurisdiction.Â Even a misdemeanor drug crime conviction on your record can have serious consequences.
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Drug crimes involve substances such as marijuana, cocaine, heroin, ecstasy, PCP, LSD, meth, and crack. They can lead to serious penalties such as jail or prison time, steep fines, community service, probation, and rehabilitation programs. Other drug-related charges include “legal” prescription drugs that have been obtained or sold illegally. It is important to begin working with us as early as possible following a drug crime arrest to ensure our ability to consider all evidence, police procedure, and other elements to build a solid defense. You are innocent until proven guilty. We will fight for your innocence.
A few of the drug charges that we can help with include, but aren’t limited to:
- Drug possession
- Drug trafficking
- Possession of marijuana
- Illegal use of prescription drugs
- Drug distribution
- Possession of drug-related paraphernalia
- Possession of an illegal narcotic
- and others
To speak with an experienced drug crimes lawyer and criminal defense attorney, call the Law Office of Robert Berke at (203) 332-6000.