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Drug Trafficking Put a Skilled and Trial-Proven Attorney in Your Corner

Miami Drug Trafficking Lawyer

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Contrary to popular belief, drug trafficking charges aren’t based on whether or not drugs are being moved—they are usually based on the weight of the substances in question. Trafficking charges are among the most serious of all drug crimes. Convictions can result in steep sentences that involve mandatory minimum prison terms, and that can occur with or without a prosecutor’s proof that the drugs would even be moved across borders. You need an advocate. At The Hoffman Firm, our Miami drug trafficking lawyer has handled thousands of cases. We know how to fight for you.

Let us help you work toward returning to your life. Schedule a free consultation by calling (305) 928-1669 for Miami consultation. Call 954-737-3004 if you are in Broward County.

Penalties for a Conviction

Under Florida Statute § 893.135, a person can be charged with trafficking if they knowingly possess or sell, purchase, manufacture, deliver, or bring a certain amount of controlled substances into Florida.

If you are convicted of trafficking, you could face the following penalties:

  • Amphetamines
    • 14-28 grams – $50,000 – 3-30 years in prison
    • 28-200 grams – $100,000 – 7-30 years in prison
    • 200 grams or more – $250,000 – 15-30 years in prison
  • Cannabis
    • 25-2,000 pounds, or 300-2,000 plants – $25,000 – 3-30 years in prison
    • 2,000-10,000 pounds or 2,000-10,000 plants – $50,000 – 7-30 years in prison
    • 10,000 or more pounds or plants – $200,000 – 15-30 years in prison
  • Cocaine
    • 28-200 grams – $50,000 – 3-30 years in prison
    • 200-400 grams – $100,000 – 7-30 years in prison
    • 400 grams-150 kilograms – $250,000 – 15-30 years in prison
    • 150 kilograms or more – life in prison with ineligibility for any form of discretionary early release
  • Flunitrazepam
    • 4-14 grams – $50,000 – 3-30 years in prison
    • 14-28 grams – $100,000 – 7-30 years in prison
    • 28 grams-30 kilograms – $500,000 – 25-30 years in prison
    • 30 kilograms or more – life in prison with ineligibility for any form of discretionary early release
  • Gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB)
    • 1-5 kilograms – $50,000 – 3-30 years in prison
    • 5-10 kilograms – $100,000 – 7-30 years in prison
    • 10 kilograms or more – $250,000 – 15-30 years in prison
  • Hydrocodone, or any salt, derivative, isomer, or salt of an isomer thereof
    • 14-28 grams – $50,000 – 3-30 years in prison
    • 28-50 grams – $100,000 – 7-30 years in prison
    • 50-200 grams – $500,000 – 15-30 years in prison
    • 200 grams-30 kilograms – $750,000 – 25-30 years in prison
    • 30 kilograms or more – life in prison with ineligibility for any form of discretionary early release
  • Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)
    • 1-5 grams – $50,000 – 3-30 years in prison
    • 5-7 grams – $100,000 – 7-30 years in prison
    • 7 grams or more – $500,000 – 15-30 years in prison
  • Methaqualone (Quaalude) or any mixture containing methaqualone
    • 200 grams-5 kilograms – $50,000 – 3-30 years in prison
    • 5-25 kilograms – $100,000 – 7-30 years in prison
    • 25 kilograms or more – $250,000 – 15-30 years in prison
  • Morphine, opium, hydromorphone, or any salt, derivative, isomer, or salt of an isomer thereof, including heroin
    • 4-14 grams – $50,000 – 3-30 years in prison
    • 14-28 grams – $100,000 – 15-30 years in prison
    • 28 grams-30 kilograms – $500,000 – 25-30 years in prison
    • 30 kilograms or more – life in prison with ineligibility for any form of discretionary early release
  • Oxycodone, or any salt, derivative, isomer, or salt of an isomer thereof
    • 7-14 grams – $50,000 – 3-30 years in prison
    • 14-25 grams – $100,000 – 7-30 years in prison
    • 25-100 grams – $500,000 – 15-30 years in prison
    • 100 grams-30 kilograms – $750,000 – 25-30 years in prison
    • 30 kilograms or more – life in prison with ineligibility for any form of discretionary early release
  • Phencyclidine (PCP) or any mixture containing PCP
    • 28-200 grams – $50,000 – 3-30 years in prison
    • 200-400 grams – $100,000 – 7-30 years in prison
    • 400 grams or more – $250,000 – 15-30 years in prison

Defending against the Charges

Elements of drug trafficking need to be established beyond a reasonable doubt, and a skilled defense attorney can help you raise counterarguments to the prosecution’s case. For example, if you’re charged with methamphetamine trafficking, it might be appropriate to try to raise reasonable doubt about the amount of the substance, then negotiate a plea for methamphetamine sale or methamphetamine possession; crimes for which there is no mandatory minimum.

Objective entrapment is a defense that examines whether a police officer’s conduct is a due process violation. You would generally only raise this defense if the conduct of the police or other law enforcement was so outrageous that the government should not be able to secure a conviction through judicial process.

Call The Hoffman Firm today at (305) 928-1669 if your case is in Miami, 954-737-3004 if your case is in Broward County, or contact us online to learn more about how we can help you.

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