A drug crime is considered a criminal act when it involves using an illegal substance or narcotic. If you have been suspected or accused of committing a drug crime it can affect your livelihood now and for the future.
Prosecutors are committed to stamping out drug crimes because they occur so frequently and drug crimes affect family, friends and society. As soon as you have been arrested or suspected of a drug crime, the police will begin conducting an extensive investigation, and if the matter proceeds to trial you may find yourself being charged and sentenced to gaol. Those found guilty of committing a drug crime also face the ramifications of a crime that could very well be with you for life. Types of Drug Crimes
There are a number of illegal drugs and substances that are commonly in a drug crime offence. Things like marijuana, cocaine, heroin, ecstasy, methamphetamine, LSD and crystal meth. Common drug crimes fall under the following categories:
- Drug Supply
- Drug possession
- Drug trafficking
- Drug manufacture
- Drug importation
It is also considered a drug crime using an over-the-counter drug or prescription drug for an illegal purpose.
If convicted, drug crimes result in serious consequences. These include long term gaol sentences, probation, large fines, community service, license suspension and a permanent criminal record. On top of the criminal charges they also cause serious damage to your reputation and destroy relationships with family and friends.
If you have been charged with a drug crime, do not let it ruin your life! Contact a CRIMLAW lawyer and accredited criminal law specialist today!
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