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Panama City Drug Trafficking Attorney

Accused of Drug Trafficking in Panama City, FL?

At Shepard Law, we understand that drug trafficking charges can be complex and confusing. We are here to help our clients navigate the legal system and provide them with the best possible defense. Our attorneys are knowledgeable in the laws and regulations related to drug trafficking charges and will work diligently to get the most favorable outcome in your case.

Our attorneys have extensive experience representing clients charged with drug trafficking. We will use our knowledge and expertise to build a strong defense and ensure that your rights are protected. We will carefully review all evidence and work to identify any weaknesses in the prosecution’s case. We will also negotiate on your behalf to seek a fair plea agreement to reduce or dismiss the charges.


Call (850) 215-5200 or fill out our online contact form today to learn how we can protect your rights inside and outside the courtroom.


Drug Trafficking Laws & Penalties in Florida

In Florida, drug trafficking refers to the illegal manufacture, sale, purchase, delivery, possession, or transportation of a certain quantity of controlled substances. The penalties for drug trafficking in Florida are generally severe, aiming to deter individuals from engaging in such activities.

The specific penalties for drug trafficking offenses in Florida depend on several factors, including the type and quantity of the controlled substance involved. Florida law categorizes controlled substances into different schedules based on their potential for abuse and accepted medical use. The penalties vary accordingly.

Here are some examples of the penalties for drug trafficking offenses in Florida:

Trafficking in Cannabis/Marijuana:

  • 25 pounds or more: A felony punishable by a mandatory minimum term of 3 years imprisonment and a fine of $25,000.
  • 2,000 pounds or more: A felony punishable by a mandatory minimum term of 7 years imprisonment and a fine of $50,000.

Trafficking in Cocaine:

  • 28 grams or more but less than 200 grams: A felony punishable by a mandatory minimum term of 3 years imprisonment and a fine of $50,000.
  • 200 grams or more but less than 400 grams: A felony punishable by a mandatory minimum term of 7 years imprisonment and a fine of $100,000.

Trafficking in Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, or Other Prescription Drugs:

  • 4 grams or more but less than 14 grams: A felony punishable by a mandatory minimum term of 3 years imprisonment and a fine of $50,000.
  • 14 grams or more but less than 28 grams: A felony punishable by a mandatory minimum term of 15 years imprisonment and a fine of $100,000.

Ready to Fight for You Today!

If you or someone you know is facing drug trafficking charges, contact Shepard Law in Panama City, FL today. Our experienced attorneys will provide you with the dedicated and aggressive legal representation you need to fight your charges. We are committed to providing our clients with the best possible defense and protecting their rights throughout the legal process.


Contact us today at (850) 215-5200 to schedule an initial consultation.


 

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