Have you been arrested for drug trafficking? Under North Carolina law, possession of a controlled substance over a certain amount can result in a charge for drug trafficking. This charge carries a mandatory prison sentence—even for first-time offenders—if you are convicted.
We realize that the stakes are high, and are prepared to fight and win you a favorable ruling.
Tell Our Attorneys About Your Case
Know that you have rights—and that the criminal law attorneys at Wilson, Reives & Silverman are dedicated to protecting every one of these rights. Drug trafficking carries a steep penalty, and your professional reputation and personal life are on the line.
What are your rights in a drug trafficking case?
You may be arrested for drug trafficking even if drugs are not under your control or in your physical possession. Police may push you quickly to cooperate in an investigation, and assure you that talking with them on the spot—without first talking with a lawyer of your choice—is in your best interests.
Know that you always have the following rights:
You may feel that police did not have a right to stop you and search you, your home or vehicle for drugs, or that your search or arrest was in violation of your constitutional rights.
Charges against you can be dismissed or reduced if:
Because there are scores of ways that a drug trafficking case can be defended and examined, it’s highly advised to have access to the experience and acumen of a seasoned criminal law attorney.
How is drug trafficking defined?
Despite its name, drug trafficking has less to do with whether illegal drugs cross state lines and more to do with the amount of illegal drugs involved.
Consequences and sentencing for drug trafficking vary significantly depending on:
There are many ways that a drug manufacturing case can be examined and defended, however—which is why a shrewd and experienced criminal law attorney is vital to have in your corner. Let your criminal law attorneys help you decide the best course of action to take, and your case will have the best chance at a positive conclusion.
What are North Carolina’s drug trafficking laws?
Trafficking in marijuana
Trafficking in methamphetamines
Trafficking in heroin or opium
Trafficking in cocaine (including crack)
Trafficking in MDMA
It’s time to speak with a lawyer
Drug trafficking cases can have life-long consequences. But choosing the right criminal law attorney can make a serious difference in both your outcome and your experience.
The criminal law attorneys at Wilson, Reives & Silverman are here to provide you with trusted, effective and experienced legal counsel. We’re ready to work with you to win your case, so you can move forward with your professional and personal life.