Drug Trafficking Defense Lawyer, Brockton, Massachusetts

Serving the Greater Boston Area and all of Plymouth, Bristol, and Norfolk County

Drug trafficking distribution defense attorneys.Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 94C Section 32E governs the drug trafficking laws in Massachusetts. State officials in Massachusetts consider drug trafficking as the most serious drug crime and as a result the law imposes severe penalties for a conviction. In addition to proving drug possession the prosecutor, in order to obtain a conviction for drug trafficking, must show that defendant knowingly possessed, distributed, manufactured, or cultivated a certain amount of drugs. Different drugs require different quantities in order for a trafficking charge to stick.

Criminal Penalties For Drug Trafficking – Marijuana

  • A conviction for Less than 100 pounds but more than 50 pounds of marijuana results in a minimum imprisonment of 1 year up to a maximum of 15 years in a state prison.
  • A conviction for Less than 2,000 pounds but more than 100 pounds of marijuana results in a minimum imprisonment of 3 years up to a maximum of 15 years in a state prison.
  • A conviction for Less than 2,000 pounds but more than 1,000 pounds of marijuana results in a minimum imprisonment of 5 years up to a maximum of 15 years in a state prison.
  • A conviction for 10,000 pounds or more of marijuana results in a minimum imprisonment of 15 years up to a maximum of 15 years in a state prison.

Criminal Penalties For Drug Trafficking – Class B Narcotics Including Cocaine

  • A conviction for Less than 28 grams but more than 14 grams of cocaine results in a minimum imprisonment of 3 years up to a maximum of 15 years in a state prison.
  • A conviction for Less than 100 grams but more than 28 grams of cocaine results in a minimum imprisonment of 5 years up to a maximum of 20 years in a state prison.
  • A conviction for Less than 200 grams but more than 100 grams of cocaine results in a minimum imprisonment of 10 years up to a maximum of 15 years in a state prison.
  • A conviction for 200 grams or more of cocaine results in a minimum imprisonment of 15 years up to a maximum of 20 years in a state prison.

Drug Trafficking – Heroin, Morphine Salts, Opium Salts

  • A conviction for Less than 28 grams but more than 14 grams of heroin results in a minimum imprisonment of 5 years up to a maximum of 20 years in a state prison.
  • A conviction for Less than 100 grams but more than 28 grams of heroin results in a minimum imprisonment of 7 years up to a maximum of 20 years in a state prison.
  • A conviction for Less than 200 grams but more than 100 grams of heroin results in a minimum imprisonment of 10 years up to a maximum of 20 years in a state prison.
  • A conviction for 200 grams or more of heroin results in a minimum imprisonment of 15 years up to a maximum of 20 years in a state prison.

Experienced Drug Trafficking Criminal Defense Attorneys

Free Consultation – Serving The Greater Boston Area Including Brockton, Quincy, Taunton, Bridgewater

If you have been charged with any drug possession or drug trafficking charge, we invite you to call our criminal defense attorneys and take an the first important step in resolving this matter. A drug conviction on your record can follow you around for the rest of your life.  Whether this is your first offense, second or other repeat offense, call our law office today to get the help you need and put our experience with the court system to work for you.

Our knowledgeable and experienced Boston Drug Trafficking Offense Lawyers at The Noonan Defense Firm are available to assist clients throughout all of Southeast Massachusetts, including but not limited toPlymouth County including Brockton, Plymouth, Bridgewater, Marshfield, Hingham, Duxbury, Scituate, Hanover, Wareham, Abington, Rockland, Whitman, Hanson, Holbrook, Kingston, Middleborough; Norfolk County including Quincy, Stoughton, Dedham, Weymouth, Braintree, Avon, Holbrook, Randolph, Canton, Sharon, Brookline, Franklin; Bristol County including New Bedford, Fall River, Taunton, Attleboro, Dartmouth, Westport, Mansfield, Easton, Raynham, Lakeville, Norton; Cape Cod, Falmouth, Barnstable.

No matter where you are located, we are just a phone call away.  Call an experienced Brockton Defense Attorney to schedule a free no-obligation case review and consultation at (508) 584-6955 and you will have taken your first step to find out how best to confront this important matter. You can also click here to use our Free Case Evaluation Form.

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