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Drug Possession with Intent to Distribute

Arrested for Possession with Intent?

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Drug possession with intent to distribute (also known as simply "possession with intent") is a much more severe accusation than drug possession. It is typically charged when someone is found with large quantities of a drug or drugs arranged in a manner typical of drug distribution—i.e. drugs in bags or scales. In California, possession with intent charges are prosecuted vigorously and considered a felony.

Drug possession with intent to distribute, including the possession of prescription drugs, is a charge that potentially carries several years of jail time. If you have been charged with possession with intent, it is crucial you obtain a drug crimes lawyer in Newport Beach as soon as possible. At the Law Offices of Scott D. Hughes, our New Port Beach drug crime attorney could help you overcome your charges!

Attorney Hughes will review the evidence of your case and the circumstances that led you to be charged with a crime, and look to see if the prosecution and law enforcement have followed the law. It is not uncommon for police officers to acquire a substance in a manner that violates the Fourth Amendment protection against unreasonable search and seizure. Additionally, it is also possible you did not intend to sell the substance, know the substance was there or have any awareness of the nature of the substance.

Work with Attorney Hughes Today

Attorney Hughes is dedicated to offering effective legal representation. Serious charges demand serious representation, and the Law Offices of Scott D. Hughes may be able to help. Our firm fights to obtain the best possible outcome for all our clients. Attorney Hughes can advocate for the client's interests in both negotiation and in the courtroom.

Attorney Hughes handles possession with intent cases involving a variety of substances including:

  • Cocaine
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Marijuana
  • Methamphetamine
  • Ecstasy
  • Heroin
  • Other Drugs

What Can a Drug Crimes Attorney Do For You?

A skilled drug crimes attorney can utilize a smart criminal defense strategy, and work to try to keep you out of jail. Contact us today to learn how a Newport Beach criminal defense attorney can help you.

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