Escobar & Associates - Tampa Criminal Defense Lawyer


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Drug Trafficking

Drug trafficking is the possession, sale, transportation, manufacture or delivery of a specified quantity of a controlled substance or illegal drug.

In Florida, all trafficking charges are first-degree felonies punishable by up to 30 years in prison.

Trafficking charges are significant in that a conviction may result in substantial minimum/mandatory prison sentences and fines.

Some examples under Florida law:

25-200 pounds or 300-2,000 plants 3 years $25,000
2,000-10,000 pounds or 2,000-10,000 plants 7 years $50,000
More than 10,000 pounds or 10,000 plants 15 years $200,000
28 -200 grams 3 years $50,000
200-400 grams 7 years $100,000
400 grams-150 kilograms 15 years $250,000
Heroin, oxycodone, hydrocodone and morphine
4-14 grams 3 years $50,000
14-28 grams 15 years $100,000
28 grams-30 kilograms 25 years $500,000
14-28 grams 3 years $50,000
28-200 grams 7 years $100,000
More than 200 grams 15 years $250,000

Under both federal law and the laws of Florida and other states, specific statutes describe acts that constitute trafficking and conspiracy to traffic. Conspiracy is an agreement to commit a crime or to cause that crime to be committed by one of the co-conspirators or another person.

Please contact our office for more information on the particular charges in your case.

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At the law office of Escobar & Associates, we will aggressively defend you in federal cases and state cases throughout Florida, including in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Polk, Pasco, Citrus and Manatee counties. Let us protect you against entrapment, illegal police questioning and warrantless searches of your home, your car and your person.

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