Drug Production Facility
Have you been accused of drug manufacturing in New Hampshire?
If so, you’ll need the help of criminal defense lawyer Michael Anzalone in Nashua, New Hampshire. His first bit of legal advice will be to never speak to law enforcement officials without an attorney present.
You can contact The Anzalone Law Firm for more information.
In this state, RSA 318-B:26 explains the drug laws and will help you understand what you may be facing with a drug manufacturing charge. It basically carries the exact same penalty as a drug distribution charge, or as the charges for selling drugs or possession of drugs with the intent to sell.
From the legal standpoint, a manufacturing facility is considered any place that produces a controlled drug, whether it is legal or illegal. Often you will find people charged with this are manufacturing methamphetamine, commonly called meth.
Use of opioids and other forms of illegal or prescription drugs is out of control in New Hampshire, as it is in many places across the United States. Every day, the news media covers stories about people who’ve been arrested on various drug charges. Even worse _ many of these people are dying of drug overdoses.
The drug epidemic has resulted in law enforcement, prosecutors and judges banding together to fight. If you are arrested on a drug production facility charge, a judge may sentence you to a long prison sentence or order you to pay huge fines. If the judge believes you are also addicted, you may be ordered to complete a drug rehabilitation program.
If you are accused of manufacturing drugs in New Hampshire you can be sentenced to up to three years in prison. This is the same for selling, manufacturing or possession drugs _ either illegal or prescription drugs _ with the intent to sell to someone else. It’s also the same for transporting drugs in the state.
In New Hampshire, anyone convicted of possessing a controlled substance _ including cocaine, meth, heroin, crack cocaine or LSD _ can be sentenced to between three and a half to seven years in prison. This is in addition to numerous fines the judge can also tack on to your conviction.
This kind of conviction can lead to life-changing issues. You may lose your job, you may have to spend time in jail. If you are able to avoid prison time, you will still have to pay hefty fines. If you’ve never been in trouble before, this can be quite a scary time. That’s why you’ll want to have an experienced criminal defense attorney on your team.
Your lawyer will work with you to get the best possible outcome when your case goes before the judge. Or he or she may work to get a plea deal for you, and then help you get your life back on track.
The best advice is to not get involved in the drug business. But if you’ve been arrested, call Michael Anzalone to set up a free consultation about your case.