Have you Been Accused of Illegally Transporting Drugs?
Drug trafficking is the crime of moving large quantities of drugs with the intent to distribute them. This is a very serious charge this is often classified as a felony. Since the legalization of marijuana in Colorado, rates of drug trafficking have increased as people attempt to transport the drug to other states where it is not readily available. Although these offenses are rarely prosecuted within Colorado as opposed to the state it was transferred to, law enforcement has been even more vigilant for telltale signs of trafficking. Likewise, prosecutors are eager to land convictions for this rapidly growing crime.
In their eagerness to reach a conviction, law enforcement can go overboard with their charges or even make faulty arrests. At the Law Office of Jill M. Jackson, we can investigate the circumstances of your arrest and the charges against you and plan a solid defense strategy. Our experienced drug trafficking lawyer in Denver fights tirelessly on behalf of her clients to secure the best possible outcome.
Misdemeanor or Felony?
The laws regarding drug trafficking in Colorado are complex, particularly with the legalization of marijuana which required them to be rewritten. As previously mentioned, drug trafficking is usually penalized as a felony. The severity of the penalty will depend on the type of drug and the amount being transported.
Drug penalties in Colorado are as follows:
No matter what type of drug trafficking charge you are facing, the knowledgeable Denver drug crime defense attorney at the Law Office of Jill M. Jackson can help. We represent individuals throughout Colorado.
Facing trafficking charges? Make sure you are defended by an aggressive drug crime attorney in Denver by contacting the Law Office of Jill M. Jackson today.
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