Category Archives: Federal Defense

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What Are Defenses Against Federal Drug Crimes?

Recently, an East Texas man plead guilty to federal drug crimes after police discovered cash, a meth pipe, 12 ounces of methamphetamine, marijuana and other drugs in his vehicle. After searching his home, police also found more drug paraphernalia and a firearm. As a result, he is facing a minimum of 10 years in prison and a maximum sentence of life in prison. Enforcement of Federal Drug Crimes and the Penalties Examples of federal drug…
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What Elevates a Drug Charge to Federal Court?

When is a drug crime a federal crime? It’s an important distinction. Federal drug crimes often lead to harsher sentences and penalties for those convicted, so it’s important to know what can turn a drug crime into a federal crime. The first and perhaps the simplest way to land a federal drug crime charge is to be arrested by a federal officer. Oftentimes (especially in minor drug crimes like possession), people caught in drug crimes…
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