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Possession with Intent to Distribute

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Drug crimes are considered very serious offenses that carry significant punishments. One of the reasons these crimes carry such heavy penalties rests on the perception that drugs have the potential to substantially injure and even kill those who use them. Lawmakers and law enforcement officers, both at the state and federal level perceive the sale or distribution of drugs as a serious threat to the safety of the population. In order to protect yourself from the heavy enforcement of drug possession laws and the damaging effects a conviction can have on your life, it is absolutely essential that you hire a New York City drug possession attorney.

Understanding Possession with Intent to Distribute Charges

Individuals are charged with possession with intent to distribute when law enforcement officers find a large amount of drugs in his or her possession. Even if the drugs found were never meant to be sold or distributed, the quantity of the substance in the case could lead the prosecutor to determine that the amount involved extends beyond the personal use of the drugs.

The quantity required to increase your charges from simple possession to possession with intent to distribute varies depending on the drugs in question. Some prescription drugs do not need to be found in large quantities to bring about a possession for sale charge. No matter what the quantity or type of drugs found in your possession, the penalties for this offense are very serious.

New York City Former Prosecutor Fighting for Your Rights

When it comes to defending yourself against the repercussions of a possession with intent to distribute charge, it is crucial that you engage the services of an accomplished defense attorney. At Musa-Obregon Law PC, we have 100 years of combined experience defending such cases.

Our New York City firm will aggressively fight these charges and take action to help you avoid a future burdened with a drug conviction. The quality and experience of your defense attorney is a crucial factor with regard to the final outcome of your case. Our lead NYC drug crimes attorney is a former prosecutor, with deep insight into the New York criminal justice system and how to defend against possession with intent charges. It is advised that you contact our firm immediately after your arrest.

Contact a Queens drug possession attorney if you have been charged with possession of drugs with intent to sell or distribute. We serve clients facing drug possession charges throughout all of New York, including Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx, Manhattan, Rockland County and Westchester County.

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