Drug crimes consist of the abuse, use, possession, manufacturing, and/or distribution of substances such as marijuana, amphetamines, heroin, morphine, cocaine, or prescription drugs such as painkillers. Florida law enforcement officials view drugs as a foremost cause for crime and property damage and penalize offenders accordingly. Conviction of drug crimes can carry high fines and long prison terms. By identifying the reasons or underlying causes of your arrest, including drug abuse and addiction, Richard L. Cooper can help protect your legal rights.
The most common drug crimes in the state of Florida are for trafficking, selling, and possessing. The severity of the drug crime case is typically determined by the amount and types of drugs. Richard L. Cooper takes drug cases ranging from simple drug possession to drug dealing and trafficking.