Trafficking

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What qualifies as drug trafficking?

Fort Worth Drug Trafficking Lawyer

Drug Crime Attorney Serving Texas

While some drugs are more dangerous and easily abused than others, any crime involving illegal compound substances can incur penalties that can affect a person's life for years to come.

Attorney David Sloane has been practicing criminal defense for over two decades and has a firm grasp on drug laws. As a seasoned Fort Worth drug crimes attorney, he understands the pressure you are under and is willing to do whatever he can to fight for your future. His direct experience with trafficking crimes can provide the reassurance you need during this time.

What Qualifies as Drug Trafficking?

Drug trafficking also known as drug distribution, is the act of selling, transporting, or unlawfully importing illegal controlled substances such as cocaine, heroine, and other illegal drugs.

What penalties could I be facing?

Before charging you with any penalties, the court must first determine the seriousness of your trafficking crime. This includes the drugs that were involved and the amount being trafficked. In order to be convicted, there must be proof that you acted with full knowledge when transporting the drugs.

Texas operates under the laws set in place by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency.

Federal drug trafficking crimes are punishable by the following:

  • Schedule I and II drugs: Up to 30 years in prison and/or fines up to $10 million
  • Schedule III drugs: Up to 10 years in prison and/or fines up to $2 million
  • Schedule IV drugs: Up to 6 years in prison and/or fines up to $2 million
  • Schedule V drugs: Up to 2 years in prison and/or fines up to $500,000

The court may impose more serious charges if the offense was in a school or other protected zone.

Get the Tough Defense Your Case Requires

Attorney David Sloane will provide you with personalized counsel throughout the entirety of your case in attempt to obtain an outcome.

Drug trafficking defenses can include:

  • Mistaking the trafficked drugs for something different
  • Transporting the drugs out of fear or while under duress
  • Lack of knowledge

You need a Fort Worth drug crimes attorney on your side and David Sloane is the man for the job. Contact his firm today and schedule your free case evaluation.

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