Both Maryland and the federal government have strict laws against the possession, cultivation and distribution of illegal drugs. Some drug crimes are punished more severely than others, however, all forms of drug offenses can lead to significant consequences including jail time, probation, community service, heavy fines and a permanent criminal record.
Examples of illegal drugs are:
- Certain prescription drugs
Drug crimes that can be punished in the state of Maryland include:
- Possession of an illegal substance
- Possession with intent to distribute
- Distribution of an illegal substance
- Manufacture or cultivation of an illegal substance
- Sale of one or more illegal substances
Your punishment may be enhanced if you were caught with a substantial quantity of drugs, or if you were delivering or selling drugs near a school or to minors.
If you are charged with any kind of drug offense, you need the services of an attorney who is well versed in the drug crime laws in Maryland. Felipe Santo Domingo is an experienced attorney with proven successes in getting drug crime charges dismissed or the penalties reduced. With a variety of creative defense strategies and vast investigation resources, Felipe Santo Domingo will construct a solid defense that will stand up to the prosecution’s tactics in court.
Don’t let drug offense charges ruin your life or send you to jail. Call Felipe Santo Domingo today to schedule an appointment for a consultation to discuss your case. 1-800-Have-DUI.