Riverside Drug Crime Lawyer
Arrested? Call Attorney David E. Grande today - (951) 221-4331
Any type of drug crime conviction could put your future in jeopardy. Although
drug crimes are a fairly common offense in the state of California, you
should not take any drug-related arrest lightly. Regardless of whether
you have been charged with a misdemeanor or a felony, you will need help
from a skilled
Riverside criminal defense attorney who knows your rights and isn't afraid to protect them under the law.
Attorney David E. Grande has successfully
handled hundreds of criminal cases of all degrees of complexity. He pays meticulous attention to detail and
pursues strong evidence that makes the justice system work for you. With
a proven track record and having been selected as one of the
Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers, he knows how to get results.
Don't face these charges alone. The Law Office of David E. Grande serves
Southern California, including Riverside and Temecula. Call our firm today
to begin discussing your legal options.
Types of Drug Charges & Possible Penalties
In the state of California, drug crimes can be charges as felonies or misdemeanors.
The severity of the crime, the type of drug, prior convictions, the amount
of drug, and other factors can all contribute to the degree of charges
and punishment that you may be sentenced to if convicted. Common types
of drug crimes and their associated penalties are described below.
Among the most common drug offenses, anyone who is found in possession
of a controlled substance can face misdemeanor or felony charges. Possession
of a small amount of drugs is usually charged as a misdemeanor whereas
a large amount may result in a felony charge. If you are convicted of
drug possession, you could face a prison sentence, excessive fines, and
a permanent criminal record.
Possession with the Intent to Sell
If you are found to be in possession of a large amount of a controlled
substance, the quantity of drug or drugs can be used as evidence to suggest
that you intended to sell the drugs for a profit. If you are convicted,
potential penalties may include a prison sentence, completion of a rehabilitation
program, and a permanent record as a convicted felon.
It is illegal to grow, possess, or produce naturally occurring elements
in order to manufacture an illegal controlled substance. For example,
you may be charged with manufacturing a controlled substance if you are
found to be in possession of chemicals associated with the process of
manufacturing methamphetamine. Drug manufacturing is charges as a felony
and carries some of the state's harshest penalties.
Distribution / Trafficking
If you are arrested for selling, delivering, or providing controlled substances
illegally, you may be charged with and convicted of drug distribution.
Depending on the amount, the type, and the location of the controlled
substances that were involved, your offense could escalate to a felony
Fight criminal charges! Call The Law Office of David E. Grande now.
If you were arrested for a drug crime, now is the time to act. You could
have very limited time to fight your charges, but Attorney Grande is completely
devoted to uncovering any possible evidence that can help decrease your
charges or dismiss your case entirely. Those who chose to hire the legal
sevrices offered at our firm can trust that Attorney Grande will work
tirelessly to ensure that their rights are protected.
Begin building the defense you need today. If you were arrested in Riverside,
Temecula, or Southern California, do not hesitate to
contact the firm
and schedule your
free case evaluation.