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If you have been arrested for a drug crime you should speak with an experienced Orlando criminal attorney at your earliest opportunity to learn about your rights and the defenses that may be available to you.
Except as authorized by law, it is unlawful for any person to purchase, or possess with intent to purchase a controlled substance. These are some of the more common offenses:
Purchase of cannabis which is typically a 3rd degree felony punishable by up to 5 years in State prison.
Purchase of cocaine, MDMA, Heroin, GHB, Oxycodone or Hydrocodone which is typically a 2nd degree felony punishable by up to 15 years in State prison.
Drug Sale or Possession with Intent to Sell:
Except as authorized by law, it is unlawful for any person to sell, manufacture, or deliver, or possess with intent to sell, manufacture, or deliver a controlled substance. These are some of the more common offenses:
Sale of Cannabis which is typically a 3rd degree felony punishable by up to 5 years in State prison.
Sale of cocaine, MDMA, Heroin, GHB, Oxycodone or Hydrocodone which is typically a 2nd degree felony punishable by up to 15 years in State prison.
The following factors can significantly increase the level of the offense and the penalties the defendant may receive in cases involving controlled substances and illegal drugs:
Location of the Offense:
Penalties will increase if the criminal offense occurs within a 1000 feet of a child care facility, school, college, university, post secondary educational institute, park, community center, public housing facility, or church or place of worship. In some cases a minimum mandatory sentence of 3 years in State prison will apply.
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Speak with an Orlando criminal attorney or review the Florida Statutes at the bottom of this page for some more information about drug crimes.
Experienced Orlando Criminal Attorney – Drug Crimes:
If you or a loved one have been arrested for a drug sale crime, call the Wilson Law Firm today to speak with an experienced Orlando criminal attorney about your individual situation. In many drug cases, a properly prepared defense by a criminal lawyer will result in either reduced penalties, reduced charges, or a dismissal of the charges. Even in drug cases where the evidence of guilt is overwhelming, a properly prepared defense and presentation of mitigating circumstances by an Orlando criminal attorney can result in significant decreases in the penalties you receive.
Drug Sale Crimes – Florida Statutes:
Speak with an Orlando criminal attorney or review the following Florida Statutes for more information on drug offenses:
Drug Trafficking Laws – Drug Trafficking Crimes & Laws
Florida Statute 322.055 -Revocation or suspension of, or delay of eligibility for, driver’s license for persons 18 years of age or older convicted of certain drug offenses.
Florida Statutes 322.056 – Mandatory revocation or suspension of, or delay of eligibility for, driver’s license for persons under age 18 found guilty of certain alcohol, drug, or tobacco offenses; prohibition.
Florida Statute 775.16 – Drug offenses; additional penalties.
Florida Statute 893.03 – Controlled substances standards & schedules.
Florida Statute 893.13 – Prohibited acts and penalties.
Florida Statute 893.147 – Use, possession, manufacture, delivery, transportation, or advertisement of drug paraphernalia.
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