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Drug Importation Attorneys in Phoenix

Drug Importation Rates in Arizona

Much of the illegal substances being circulated in the United States today have been imported from another country. Drug reports from the White House show that the seizure of marijuana along the border of Arizona and Mexico has continued to rise between 2001 and 2010. Cocaine and meth are also problematic, though the amount seized has varied over the years. Since Arizona has such a high rate of importation across the border, severe penalties are listed in the Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.) to deter such offenses. Searching for an attorney for a drug charge in Phoenix?

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Penalties for Importing Drugs

When it comes to drug importation, penalties are different for each type of illegal substance in question, and also for the amount being imported.

  • Marijuana:
    • Less than 2 pounds: Class 3 felony, 2.5 to 7 years in prison
    • Two or more pounds: Class 2 felony, 4 to 10 years in prison
  • Dangerous Drugs:
    • Class 2 felony, 4 to 10 years in prison
  • Narcotic Drugs:
    • Class 2 felony, 4 to 10 years in prison
  • Prescription Drugs:
    • Class 6 felony, 6 months to 1.5 years in prison

It is important to note that drug importation is committed when a person imports drugs across state lines, both from out-of-country or from another state. Need an attorney for drug charges in Phoenix? If you are facing charges of drug importation, be sure to hire a competent defense lawyer right away. Without proper legal representation, it is highly unlikely that your charges will be reduced or dismissed.

Hire a Phoenix Drug Importation Lawyer

Looking for a lawyer for a drug crime in Phoenix? When facing drug charges, you need to search for the best drug attorney in Phoenix. At MayesTelles PLLC, each of our drug defense attorneys has valuable and unique experience that could be used in your defense. Attorney J. Blake Mayes has handled numerous trial cases across Arizona, and Attorney David V. Telles is a former Maricopa County Prosecutor. With experience and skill in these areas, our legal team could have an edge against the prosecution in your case.

Consult with a Phoenix drug importation attorney from our firm today for a comprehensive consultation on your case.

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