Drug trafficking is a serious criminal offense and if you’re accused of it, you need an aggressive attorney with experience in narcotics defense. In Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties, Lehr Levi & Mendez, P.A. is that attorney. With 30 years as a criminal defense litigation experience, he knows how to fervently defend clients charged with smuggling, transporting, trafficking, conspiring to traffic all manner of narcotics – from marijuana and cocaine to meth and heroin. Sometimes you don’t even need to be transporting actual narcotics to face trafficking charges. That’s why Lehr also provides a strong defense against those charged with trafficking chemical and other materials that might be used to manufacture illegal narcotics.Serious Offense – Harsh Penalties for Drug Trafficking in Miami
Drug smugglers have flocked to Florida, especially Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties for decades, and as a result, the area has a sophisticated and well-trained police force to investigate and legal system to prosecute drug crimes. Sentencing guidelines establish that trafficking narcotics is a first-degree felony. Convicted, you’ll face significant prison time, and expensive fines – from three to 15 years incarceration in addition to $25,000 to $500,000 in fines, depending on the trafficked substance.
These strict punishments were put in place to keep drug traffickers off streets in South Florida and across Florida, and reduce the flow of drugs into the country – and they work. That’s why hiring an attorney with significant experience defending drug smugglers and with knowledge of the flaws in evidence collection and the specifics of penalties is so important. Brue Lehr, with offices in Miami, Florida and Hollywood, Florida has the know-how and experience to put forth a strong defense against narcotics trafficking charges.