Manufacturing, Distribution, and/or Possession of Controlled Substances
Type of Crime:
Crimes involving Controlled Substances
Federal law prohibits the manufacture, distribution, and possession with the intent to manufacture or distribute a controlled substance. The Federal statute provides a list of prohibited controlled substances which includes heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana, PCP, and LSD. A conviction for this offense may result in severe penalties. In fact, depending upon the quantity of the controlled substance involved, if convicted an individual may face a term of imprisonment of not less than 20 years or more than life. Additionally, if convicted, an individual may be required to pay a fine of up to $10,000,000. Given the harsh consequences that will result from a conviction for this crime, it is imperative that you contact a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney with experience handling federal matters of this magnitude. Call Kenner & Greenfield today!