Drug Crime Attorney for Ventura
Charged for a drug crime in Oxnard? Call (877) 378-6147
Drug crimes of any type are considered very serious in Ventura County and
throughout California, with even minor offenses carrying significant penalties.
Drug crimes can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on
the related factors. In more serious cases, they may even be taken on
by the federal government. Some of the main factors that are considered
in a case include the type of drug found, the amount of it that is present
and the type of illegal activity a suspect is accused of.
Illegal Drug Related Activity
Examples of drug offenses include:
- Possession of paraphernalia
- Possession with intent to sell or distribute
Prosecutors in drug cases can be counted on to pursue convictions vigorously.
They may use an array of methods in gathering evidence against you, including
wiretaps, surveillance, and even confidential informants. If you are to
have a strong chance of beating your charges, you need the help of an
experienced attorney who can aggressively challenge the prosecution's
case against you.
Penalizing a Drug Crime
Lesser amounts of drugs may fall under the misdemeanor category; however,
even these charges can come with harmful results. A felony conviction
can literally damage the life of an individual, leaving them with a prison
sentence, fines, probation, rehabilitation and more. In general,
possession charges will be penalized the least with crimes such as trafficking or
selling coming at a higher cost. Not all drugs are considered to be as dangerous
as others and more serious forms, such as heroin or meth can be prosecuted
I possess extensive jury trial experience that comes from serving as a
district attorney for nine years, and I have handled countless cases that
involve all manner of drug offenses. With my
criminal defense experience, I am uniquely suited to providing clients with help that greatly
enhances the likelihood of successful results in their cases. Contact
my offices about your drug charges, and I will work diligently in the
pursuit of a case outcome that proves beneficial to you.