Drug Crime Attorney in Tacoma, WA.
To start, drug offenses in Tacoma, Washington range from possession of illegal amount marijuana to serious felonies. This includes the sale and distribution of controlled substances such as cocaine, heroin, methamphetamines, and unauthorized prescription drugs.
Drug offenses in Tacoma include:
There are extremely harsh penalties if a person is convicted of drug possession. Specifically, years in prison and huge fines.
Possession of Marijuana Penalties
In Washington anything under 3 oz is a misdemeanor – with max penalties of 1 year in jail and a $1,000 fine – anything above 3 oz up to a pound is a felony subjecting the accused of up to 5 years in prison and a $5,000 fine. Anything over a pound falls under the trafficking provisions with mandatory minimum sentences ranging for one to five years.
Drug Sales or Delivery
Next, if one is found dealing or giving drugs, more fines will be added. If this applies to you, then there are more serious charges against you. It is important to note that one can be arrested if they are seen handing drugs to another person. One can be arrested even without the exchange of money.
Possession with Intent
More so, if one is dealing drugs they can be arrested and charged with an even more serious offense. Remember, the potency and amount of the substance you possess will be evaluated in the decision involving penalties.
Drug Manufacturing, Cultivation, or Importation
Consequently, if one is making drugs, growing substances, or importing controlled substances you can face severe criminal charges. If you are a first-time offender for drug crimes, you may be encouraged by some public defenders to plead guilty. However, the Gravis Law attorneys we are not afraid to take your case to trial and avoid conviction to keep your record clear.
Free drug crime consultation in Tacoma.
At Gravis Law we offer a free consultation in Tacoma for drug crimes. First, we assess what instruments or services will best fit a client’s situation. Importantly, we do this without overdoing it and incurring unnecessary costs or administrative burdens. Finally, we want to ensure that your goals are achieved in the most simple, economic, and efficient way possible. To get started, submit your information in the form below and we will contact you shortly.
Find a drug crime attorney near you.
Our knowledge of Washington criminal law will provide you with the quality and aggressive defense you need. We will work with you to ensure that defending you goes as smooth and uncomplicated as possible. The Tacoma Gravis Law team of criminal defense attorneys are your drug charge defense experts.
Tacoma, WA Criminal Law Office7350 Cirque Dr W,
University Place, WA 98467-2241