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Drug Crime Attorney in Fresno

Types of Drug Crimes and Their Penalties

California is renowned for its high rate of drug trafficking, possession and distribution. No matter what drug crime it may be, it is likely to be prevalent in our state - not to mention harshly punished. Below are the sections of the California Health & Safety Code for certain drug crimes, as well as their penalties:

  • Drug Possession (§ 11350):
    • $1,000 fine or community service for first offense
    • $2,000 fine or community service for second or subsequent offense
  • Possession for Sale (§ 11351):
    • Imprisonment for two, three or four years; or
    • Sentence of three, four or five years for possession of cocaine for sale
  • Distribution, Transportation & Trafficking (§ 11352):
    • Imprisonment for three, four or five years; or
    • Sentence of three, six or nine years for transporting drugs from one noncontiguous county to another

Get Help from a Criminal Defense Lawyer

Are you facing charges of a drug crime? Consult with a Fresno criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. A skilled lawyer could help you prove your right to possess marijuana for medicinal purposes, or argue that the drugs in question were not yours. Sawl Law Group could provide a skilled lawyer who could gather the necessary evidence and present a strong defense to prove your innocence. Call now to learn more!

Find a Fresno Drug Crime Lawyer

For 20 years, our firm has sought to provide caring service and vigorous defense to the wrongfully accused. A drug crime conviction could permanently affect your ability to find a job, so call our firm today for a free consultation. We could review your case and help you start building your defense. We've taken over 100 cases to trial, so you can trust us to provide you with the defense that you need.

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