Dedicated Gastonia Attorney Represents Defendants in Drug Crime Cases
North Carolina law firm protects the rights of those accused of possession
Charges related to drug crimes lead to serious punishments and consequences if you are convicted. The North Carolina Law Office of Scott R. Rosenberg, P.A. has over a decade of experience defending clients accused of drug crimes in the Gastonia area. I work to get your charges reduced or thrown out based on faulty evidence or improper police procedure. I also help clients get the best possible plea bargains when they don’t wish to contest the charges against them. I represent defendants charged with the full range of felony and misdemeanor crimes related to drug use, sale and possession in North Carolina.
Passionately defending clients in all drug crime cases
I provide responsive representation to those accused of crimes involving any narcotic, prescription drug or controlled substance. I represent clients in criminal law cases involving the possession or sale of:
All criminal defendants are entitled to due process. I treat you with respect and work to protect your rights regardless of the charges against you.
Understanding drug crimes and penalties under North Carolina law
There are a wide range of misdemeanor and felony drug charges under North Carolina law. Some of the most common charges include:
- Possession. It is unlawful to possess illegal drugs or drug paraphernalia in North Carolina. Penalties vary depending on the type of drug involved and the amount you are accused of possessing. Possession of larger amounts may bring a charge of “possession with intent to distribute.”
- Sale. The sale of heroin, opium, cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana are felonies.
- Manufacturing. Cultivating or producing any controlled substance can result in significant penalties.
- Drug trafficking. Possession, distribution or transportation of large amounts of drugs is considered drug trafficking and each crime carries mandatory minimum prison sentences.
The penalties for these crimes range from small fines to long prison sentences. Possession of less than a half ounce of marijuana brings a maximum fine of $200, while the maximum penalty for trafficking large quantities of heroin is 282 months in prison along with a fine of at least $500,000. I always work to get your charges reduced to the lowest level possible.
Providing you with a well-planned defense to any North Carolina drug charges
To protect your rights, I examine all of the evidence available and challenge the state’s case against you. I keep you informed of all developments in your case and work with you to reach decisions about your defense strategy.
If you have been arrested for a North Carolina drug crime, let me fight for you
When you are facing charges for drug possession or sale, you need the help of a passionate and experienced attorney. At the Law Office of Scott R. Rosenberg, P.A., I represent clients in the Gastonia area against drug charges of all types. To schedule a free initial consultation with a Gastonia criminal defense attorney, call 704-823-6220 or use my online contact form.