Drug trafficking is considered a serious crime in New Hampshire and if you have been arrested, you will need to seek the guidance of a criminal defense attorney.
Michael Anzalone is an aggressive and highly experienced lawyer who specializes in drug crimes. The first call you should make after an arrest on drug trafficking charges is to The Anzalone Law Firm in Nashua, New Hampshire.
There are harsh penalties in New Hampshire for those convicted on drug trafficking charges. Distributing drugs is a serious offense, especially in light of the opioid crisis that is raging across the nation.
In almost every case, this is a felony offense. You can read all about the crime and the charges in the state’s Controlled Drug Act.
If you are arrested, your lawyer would advise you not to speak with any investigators without legal representation by your side. This is because police officers and prosecutors will take anything you say and use it against you in court.
The best thing you can do is hire a strong lawyer who has a great deal of experience in drug trafficking cases. You’ll want someone who knows how to build a sound defense if your case goes to trial. That’s what we do at The Anzalone Law Firm.
And, we work with you to build that case. After reviewing all the facts of the case and talking over the events that led to your arrest, Michael Anzalone will recommend whether you should take a plea deal or go to trial. If the case against you is strong, he may suggest a plea arrangement with prosecutors that would result in a suspended _ or lesser _ sentence in exchange for a guilty plea.
You’ll want to understand at the outset that sometimes prosecutors or law enforcement officers believe that someone who is charged with possession _ a less serious crime _ intends to sell the drugs to others. That’s how a trafficking charge can begin. It doesn’t always involve organizations of people pushing drugs.
And, most frighteningly, there are times when the accused trafficker wasn’t even aware of the large amount of drugs in their possession before an arrest.
Many of the drugs that the state seeks trafficking charges on include cocaine, meth, stimulants, prescription drugs and others.
If you are convicted on drug trafficking charges, you could be facing a long prison sentence and years of probation. A judge could also order you into exhaustive rehab programs. And there are also numerous fines.
A conviction on these charges will change your life in many ways. Of course, being put in prison will be a shock to your life. Even if you are only sentenced to probation, your reputation will take a huge hit and you may lose friends and family members.
This is not something that you will want to take lightly.
That’s why you need to immediately seek the legal advice of criminal defense lawyer Michael Anzlaone.
Call us today at 603.548.3797 to schedule a free consultation with Michael Anzalone.