Cocaine Possession & Related Offenses
Cocaine is a highly addictive stimulant derived from the leaves of the coca plant. It is considered one of the more dangerous illegal drugs in existence and is prosecuted aggressively in Brazos County. If you’ve been charged with a drug crime involving cocaine, we recommend you contact a College Station cocaine defense attorney right away. You may be facing substantial penalties and acting early to develop defenses or mitigation evidence can make all the difference in obtaining a successful outcome.
Have You Been Charged with Cocaine Possession in Brazos County?
There are many criminal offenses involving cocaine such as possession, sale, distribution, and trafficking. Considering how dangerous cocaine can be, the penalties involved in a cocaine-related conviction can be steep, even for cases involving simple possession. In Texas, the penalties for the possession and sale of cocaine are dependent on the amount of drugs at issue. Penalties generally include some amount of jail time, as well as monetary fines. For example, the possession of even a small amount of cocaine (less than 1 gram) is charged as a felony, and offenders may be sentenced to as many as two years in state prison. The possession of more than 200 grams of cocaine can land you in prison for up to 99 years. Note that some counties in Texas offer diversion programs for first-time cocaine offenders in exchange for having charges dropped.
Contact a Cocaine Possession Defense Lawyer for Help!
We understand the stakes involved in being charged with a cocaine-related offense. Not only can the penalties be onerous, a person convicted can face a lifetime of hardship. Their personal and professional relationships can be forever changed. We provide aggressive legal help to individuals in such cases. We strive to increase the opportunity to avoid these serious adverse consequences. If we decide to accept representation in your case, rest assured you will have an experienced lawyer on your side, fully prepared to go the distance to defend your legal rights.
Have you been charged with a cocaine-related crime? Contact a Brazos County drug crimes attorney who can fight your charges in a court of law.