Illegal Drug Sales in L.A.

Los Angeles Drug Crime Lawyer

The selling of an illegal substance is one of the more serious types of drug crimes. Cases involving the selling of drugs to minors, or selling a controlled substance at or near a school, are considered especially severe and are frequently charged as a felony offense. You can also expect felony charges if a large amount of drugs were involved.

Controlled substances can include drugs such as:

  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
  • Ecstasy
  • Methamphetamines
  • Prescription drugs
  • LSD
  • Amphetamines

A drug sale crime is referred to as possession with intent to sell, and usually involves other evidence such as baggies, scales and other measuring devices. Sentencing in a drug sale case often includes imprisonment, fines and asset seizure. A Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer should be contacted at once if you have been arrested for possession with intent to sell. You will need a skilled lawyer that can provide dependable legal representation when fighting these serious charges. Law Offices of Decio Rangel Jr. has many years of experience representing clients accused of drug crimes. We are accomplished litigators that know what to expect from the prosecution. Attorney Decio Rangel Jr. worked as a Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney, and draws on his background when defending clients accused of criminal acts.

Drug Sales Criminal Defense Lawyer

There are many defenses that can be used when fighting drug sale charges. On an immediate basis, our firm will review the police procedures used leading up to your arrest. Any violations of your constitutional rights, including illegal search and seizure, can result in a reduction in charges or case dismissal. Our lawyers will also look for other weaknesses in the prosecution’s case that can benefit your defense.

Contact a Los Angeles drug crime lawyer at Law Offices of Decio Rangel Jr. if you have been charged with selling drugs.

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