Prescription Drug Crime Lawyer in Mesa
Mesa Criminal Defense Attorney – 480.418.0776
selling a legal prescription drug can be seen as a serious criminal offense under
the right circumstances. If you were surprised to find that you were placed
in handcuffs due to prescription drug charges, now is the time to reach
out to our Mesa drug crime lawyers for assistance. At Naegle & Crider, we offer
free case evaluations to all prospective clients. Get in
contact with us now to begin.
Defining Prescription Drug Charges
Any sort of interaction with a prescription drug can be deemed illegal
if the person charged does not have the prescription corresponding to
said medication. In most cases, prescription drug charges revolve around
a person who was in possession of a drug for innocuous purposes but could
not produce the prescription when detained by law enforcement. Despite
the nonviolent nature of drug crimes, and the prevailing sense that many
arrests are misunderstandings, the consequences upon conviction are high.
A person convicted of a prescription drug crime may face numerous penalties, such as:
- Up to a year in prison
- Several hundred or thousand dollars in fines
- Hours of community service
- Mandatory drug rehabilitation
The aforementioned penalties are representative of a misdemeanor conviction.
The quantity of prescription drugs found, and the types of drugs found,
can escalate the charges to a higher level misdemeanor or a felony, which
carry worse penalties.
Our Experience is Your Success
Our Mesa criminal defense attorneys have recently handled and won a case
involving prescription drug charges. Our client was accused of possessing
prescription medication without a prescription. He explained to the police
that the pills belonged to his ailing mother, for whom he was the only
caretaker. They did not listen to his statement and brought the charges
against him. Through our legal knowledge and steadfast persistence, we
were able to have the
case entirely dismissed.
Looking for the right team for your case?
Contact us today and let us tell you about our services.