Orlando Prescription Drug Trafficking Defense Attorneys
Common sense suggests that prescription drug trafficking criminal charges would involve large amounts of drugs, drug transport and the actual sale of drugs. Individuals accused of trafficking OxyContin, Hydrocodone, Vicodin, Percocet and other drugs, though, often simply have a quantity of drugs that are deemed to indicate large-scale sales. Why?
Because Florida law determines that you are trafficking prescription drugs by the weight of the pills. This can lead to surprising and frightening trafficking charges because just a handful of pills — sometimes as little as nine pills — can lead to trafficking charges. Trafficking charges can be leveled even if:
- All pills in possession were meant for consumption by the pills’ owner
- The weight of the pills is primarily comprised of inert/inactive ingredients
If you face charges of prescription drug trafficking in central Florida, get the legal assistance you need by contacting the Orlando, Florida, law firm of Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law. A conviction for drug trafficking can lead to:
- Prison time/minimum mandatory sentencing
- A criminal record
- Employment issues, including licensure issues
- Driver’s license suspension
The attorneys of Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law are former prosecutors and experienced trial litigators with more than 30 years of combined legal experience. To contact us, call 407-377-0150.
How We Can Work to Help You
We understand the fear and confusion that can result from charges of trafficking prescription drugs. Often, accused people are in possession of drugs they intend only for personal use, or are fighting an addiction and, therefore, possess a quantity of medication without a prescription. Even with no evidence of drug selling, drug quantity and drug weight can lead to trafficking charges.
As former prosecutors, we can investigate your claim and skillfully counter the prosecutors’ claims and charges at each step. Our goal is a reduction or dismissal of your drug charges. For a no-charge consultation with an experienced Orlando prescription drug trafficking defense lawyer, contact our offices.