If you’ve been charged with drug trafficking (or any other drug-related offense), be skeptical of the advice from your friends or the internet.
Once you’ve been arrested for a drug case, part of your defense attorney’s job is to review the facts of your case in order to determine what defenses apply to your situation. Possible defenses that might apply to a drug case include:
1. Being in the wrong place at the wrong time
This might apply, for example, if you asked your cousin to take you to a doctor’s visit — and were completely unaware that your cousin was transporting drugs hidden in the frame of his vehicle. Similarly, you may have just been unlucky enough to be visiting a friend when that friend’s house got raided by authorities.
2. A lack of probable cause
Sometimes evidence can be excluded from court as a matter of law because the police violated procedural rules. If the police acted without probable cause when they searched your vehicle, for example, or failed to obtain a warrant before searching your home, you could have a viable defense.
Don’t trust your future to free advice from someone who isn’t an experienced criminal defense attorney. Our firm will fight for the best possible outcome of your drug trafficking charges based on the unique circumstances of your case.