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North Carolina carries some of the toughest punishments for drug crimes, and drug trafficking is no exception. If you’ve been arrested or are being investigated for drug trafficking, it’s absolutely crucial that you refrain from speaking to any police officers until you have one of our drug trafficking attorneys present to defend you. Regardless of the circumstances surrounding the offense, you still have rights that require protection.
At Sandman, Finn & Fitzhugh, our success is your success. Our main priority is to ensure that we are building a compelling case to secure the most favorable outcome on your behalf. When your liberties are hanging in the balance, your choice in representation matters. Choosing the right lawyer can mean the difference between having your charges reduced to a lesser offense and facing serious penalties such as jail time and heavy fines.
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Drug Trafficking Penalties in North Carolina
As with all drug crimes, the severity of punishment depends on the type and amount of drug involved in the offense. In North Carolina, it is illegal to possess, manufacture, sell, or create a controlled substance. It’s important to note, however, that North Carolina has minimum sentencing laws – for example, if someone is convicted of a drug trafficking crime, they are automatically subject to a minimum mandatory sentence.
Trafficking marijuana penalties can include the following:
- Up to 219 months in prison
- $200,000 in fines
Trafficking heroin penalties can include the following:
- Up to 297 months in prison
- $250,000 in fines
Up to 279 months in prison
Up to $250,000 in
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The moments following an arrest are oftentimes the most crucial – putting an attorney on your side sooner than later gives you more time to discuss your legal options. Should you hire the legal services offered at our firm, you can trust that our Raleigh drug crime lawyer will work tirelessly to fight ever piece of evidence presented against you. An arrest is not a conviction, and at Sandman, Finn & Fitzhugh, we firmly believe in standing by our clients every step of the way.