Drug Crimes

Misdemeanor or Felony?

Drug crimes can involve prosecution by State or Federal prosecuting authorities. Drug offenses can range from misdemeanors to felonies, and if a conviction is obtained, can result in sentences ranging from probation to mandatory minimum sentences as high as 25 years to Life, including:

  • Drug possession
  • Trafficking in drugs
  • Drug distribution
  • Manufacturing drugs
  • Possession with intent to distribute
  • Drug conspiracy
  • Obtaining drugs by false pretenses

The charges brought by the State or Federal Government, and the potential sentences if convicted, depend upon a number of factors, including:

  • Classification of the drug
  • Amount of Drug Involved

Purpose of the possession, including:

  • Personal Use
  • Intent to Distribute
  • Manufacturing
  • Trafficking
  • Distribution

Prior drug convictions (which can significantly impact sentencing)

Your Best Defense!

Your best defense requires that you retain the services of an experienced drug crimes lawyer, such as Kirk Truslow, to defend your case.  If a client is under investigation, criminal defense lawyer Kirk Truslow is experienced in pre-indictment investigation and negotiation.  If indicted and charged, criminal defense lawyer Kirk Truslow can try your case at trial before a jury, mitigate punishment if convicted, argue that charges should be lowered, dismissed, or considered for Intervention programs, and appeal.