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Drug Trafficking Defense Lawyers in Suffolk County

Drug trafficking is a serious offense that can result in harsh penalties at both the state and federal levels. Those convicted of trafficking controlled substances in Massachusetts can expect to face consequences that could impact their lives for years, including thousands of dollars in fines and prison time. If you are currently under investigation for drug trafficking, have been arrested for this crime, or are already facing charges, do not wait any longer to turn to the Law Office of Frank D. Camera and Associates, P.C. Our drug trafficking defense attorneys in Suffolk County have decades of experience trying cases in both state and federal courts. No matter how complex your case might seem, our attorneys have the skill and acumen for the job. 

To find out more about your charges and how our firm can help you, reach out to us online or call (877) 444-1098 to schedule a free consultation. 

How Does Massachusetts Law Define Drug Trafficking?

Drug trafficking involves the intentional possession, distribution, packaging, and manufacturing of controlled substances. These substances include marijuana, heroin, cocaine, methamphetamines, psychedelic drugs, and others. It is important to note that a person does not need to sell a drug to commit a trafficking offense. The mere possession with intent to distribute is enough for prosecutors to press drug trafficking charges. 

The Penalties for Drug Trafficking in Massachusetts

Being convicted of drug trafficking  can result in imprisonment, fines, and probation. The severity of penalties depends on the type of drug, its amount, and whether it is a state or federal offense. 

For example, trafficking at least 50 pounds of marijuana can result in a state prison sentence of up to 15 years and a fine of up to $10,000. 

As for cocaine, trafficking between 14 and 28 grams can result in a 15-year prison sentence and $25,000 in fines. Trafficking the same amount of heroin can lead to penalties of up to 20 years in prison and a fine of $50,000. 

No matter the type of drug, the penalties are more severe for larger volumes. Additionally, drug trafficking convictions in Massachusetts come with a mandatory minimum sentence that a person must serve in state prison before they can become eligible for parole. 

State vs. Federal Trafficking Charges

Whether a person faces state or federal drug trafficking charges will generally depend on who conducts the investigation and makes the arrest, in addition to whether there is evidence that the alleged trafficking crossed state lines. Criminal investigations for drug trafficking generally start at the state level. If a member of Massachusetts law enforcement makes an arrest, state prosecutors are likely to be the ones to press charges. On the other hand, if the FBI investigates the trafficking and makes an arrest, or if state officials find evidence the trafficking occurred in more than one state, a person will usually face federal charges. 

Trust Your Case with Our Office

Drug trafficking cases are complex, and it can be difficult to understand your charges and what a conviction could mean for your future. Regardless of the severity of a charge, the consequences can have lasting impacts. Fight back with the help of our Suffolk County drug trafficking defense lawyers at the Law Office of Frank D. Camera and Associates, P.C. When you turn to us, we can help you know exactly what your charges entail and provide you with counsel and advocacy at every step of the criminal process. To discuss your situation with a highly experienced attorney, schedule a free consultation with our firm today. 

Defending Against Drug Trafficking Charges

Being charged with drug trafficking can have serious consequences, including hefty fines and potential jail time. It's important to have a skilled and experienced defense attorney on your side to navigate the complexities of drug trafficking laws in Massachusetts. At the Law Office of Frank D. Camera and Associates PC, our team of dedicated lawyers has a proven track record of successfully defending clients facing drug trafficking charges.

Our approach to defending drug trafficking charges includes:

  • Thorough investigation and analysis of the evidence
  • Challenging the legality of search and seizure procedures
  • Negotiating for reduced charges or alternative sentencing options
  • Building a strong defense strategy tailored to the specifics of your case

Don't face drug trafficking charges alone. Trust your case with our experienced legal team to fight for your rights and work towards the best possible outcome for your situation. to speak with our experienced Suffolk County drug trafficking attorney.

Call (877) 444-1098 or contact us online to speak with our experienced Suffolk County drug trafficking attorney.

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