Conviction of a drug sale crime in Arizona can lead to catastrophic consequences for you or a loved one. The penalties for such a conviction can include substantial fines, probation, or even jail or prison time. The Tempe drug sale defense attorneys at AZ Defenders work diligently to investigate the facts behind your case and fight for the most favorable outcome. Our goal is always to have the charges against you reduced considerably or removed altogether. Get in touch with our drug sale and possession lawyers in Tempe as soon as possible, so we can begin working on your case.
Charges for possession and distribution of drugs in Tempe and the rest of Arizona are taken very seriously by law enforcement and prosecutors. That is why you need representation from one of the skilled attorneys at AZ Defenders.
In this state, there are three main categories of drugs: marijuana, narcotics, and other dangerous drugs. For a person to be arrested with the intention to distribute or sell drugs, there must be a certain amount of drugs in their possession. The volume that determines if a drug sale charge is appropriate is known as a statutory threshold amount. The following are some of the statutory threshold amounts under Arizona Revised Statutes Section 13-3401(36):
Anyone who possesses drugs with the intention of sale or distribution will face a felony charge in Arizona. Under state law, the following penalties could apply for these charges:
A skilled Tempe criminal defense attorney is needed for any serious drug offense in Arizona. For these charges, your attorney will thoroughly investigate the evidence against you in order to formulate a strategic defense strategy. Your attorney could work to prove that:
An experienced Tempe drug sale attorney will understand that it is necessary to aggressively defend drug sale charges. The goal of the team at AZ Defenders will be to get the charges against you reduced or dismissed altogether. Do not simply hand your case over to a public defender before you talk to us. You can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling (480) 456-6400.