If you are facing felony drug charges for transportation, you should not hesitate to contact a Phoenix drug crime attorney from MayesTelles PLLC. Due to the fact that Arizona prosecutes drug cases very heavily, you cannot afford to forgo a strong defense.

Why choose MayesTelles PLLC?

  • We have a former prosecutor on our team
  • We defend state and federal drug charges
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Arizona's drug offenses are covered under Title 13, Chapter 34 of the Arizona Revised Statutes. Under Arizona law, it is illegal to transport for sale marijuana, dangerous drugs, or narcotic drugs.

Penalties for transportation in Arizona are as follows:

  • Marijuana – less than 2 pounds, Class 3 felony (A.R.S. § 13-3405)
  • Marijuana – 2 pounds or more, Class 2 felony (A.R.S. § 13-3405)
  • Narcotic Drugs – any amount, Class 2 felony (A.R.S. § 13-3408)
  • Dangerous Drugs – any amount, Class 2 felony (A.R.S. § 13-3407)


The sentencing for a Class 2 felony is 3 to 12.5 years in prison, and for a Class 3 felony, 2 to 8.75 years in prison. A conviction may also include monetary fines, community service, and mandatory drug testing.


If you are facing criminal charges for any type of a drug crime, it is critical that you engage an aggressive defense lawyer from Mayes Telles PLLC. We are a powerful legal team with extensive trial experience defending all types of state and federal drug charges. When you are facing years behind prison bars, you must act fast to secure the best defense representation you can find.

Call our Phoenix criminal defense firm today to schedule a free case evaluation to learn what types of defense strategies we could use in your case.

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