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Drug Trafficking Charges in Virginia Beach

Arrested for Drug Trafficking? Call Us Now!

Drug trafficking is a serious criminal offense and is subject not only to state laws but also federal laws. It is considered a felony, and one could face severe penalties that can severely impact the rest of your life. If you have been charged, then you need to have a seasoned Virginia Beach drug trafficking defense lawyer on your case right away.

What Are the Penalties for Drug Trafficking?

Most of the drugs that come into Virginia State arrive from other regions. In fact, we have seen a drastic increase in the number of drug trafficking in the area, which has led to more arrests and convictions for those arrests. In response to this, law enforcement has become especially strict in regulating drug crimes.

Because drug trafficking is considered a felony, one could face severe criminal penalties for even possessing the slightest amount of an illegal controlled substance.

Under Virginia Code § 18.2-248.01, it is a felony to carry these amounts:

  • 1 oz or more of a Schedule I or II substance

  • 1 oz or more of cocaine

  • 5 pounds or more of marijuana

The minimum penalties for drug trafficking may include the following penalties:

  • 5 and up to 40 years in prison, required to

  • A fine of up to $500, 000

If convicted a second time of drug trafficking crime, one could also potentially face life imprisonment. As you can see, prosecutors never take these cases lightly, and neither do we! Daniel J. Miller knows that the implications of a criminal charge, especially a drug crime, are severe. You want to protect your livelihood and your reputation, especially if you were wrongly accused.

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Every case has a valid form of defense. There may be flaws in the prosecutor’s arguments. You may have had no intention to do anything with the drug or even a case of mistaken identity. We can argue in your favor and push to get your charges reduced or even acquitted at trial!

You have a chance to defend yourself—so be sure to contact us as soon as possible to discuss your legal options.

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Case Results

A Track Record of Success
  • Possession of Marijuana- Appeal Drug Crimes

    Our client plead not guilty to a second offense possession of marijuana charge. We successfully argued that the Commonwealth had failed to prove constructive possession. The case was dismissed.

  • Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor Drug Crimes

    Our client was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor when the vehicle that he and three juveniles were occupying was stopped and a search uncovered alcohol and marijuana. Our client, who was over the age of 18 years of age was issued a summons. The officers were unable to testify that our client had procured either the alcohol or marijuana and the charges were dismissed.

  • Possession With Intent to Distribute Schedule Drug Crimes

    Our client was charged with distribution of heroin. Based upon a totality of circumstances including the search, the amount found, our client’s level of cooperation, and his lack of criminal history we were able to secure a simple possession charge with no active jail time.

  • Possession with Intent to Distribute Drug Crimes

    Our client was charged with distribution of cocaine. Based upon a lack of evidence tying our client to the charges and the faulty basis of the stop the Commonwealth moved to dismiss the case prior to trial.

  • Possession with Intent to Distribute Drug Crimes

    Our client was charged with possession with intent to distribute LSD after making controlled sales to two undercover detectives. We were able to negotiate a deferred finding on simple possession of LSD wherein the charges were dismissed after three years of uniform good behavior, attendance, and completion of drug rehab and community service.

  • Case Dismissed Possession of Marijuana

    Our client was charged with simple possession of marijuana a class two misdemeanors that carries the possibility of six months in jail and six months suspension of driving privileges.

  • Case Dismissed Possession of Cocaine

    Our client was charged with possession of cocaine a class five felony carrying the possibility of ten years in the Virginia State penitentiary and Five thousand dollars in fines.

  • Case Dismissed Possession of Cocaine

    Our client was charged with possession of cocaine.

  • Case Dismissed Possession of Marijuana

    Our client was charged with possession of marijuana first offense - a class two misdemeanor that carries the possibility of thirty days in jail, twelve months suspension of license and $1000 in fines.

  • Case Dismissed Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute

    Our client was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

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