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Substance Abuse Defense Attorney in San Antonio, Texas

Favorable Outcome in Crimes by Substance

If you have been arrested and charged with drug crimes with any of the following substances, then you need professional representation on your side to receive a favorable outcome in your case. Drug crimes can include possession, manufacturing, and distributing, and each one results in life-altering consequences. That’s why our team of federal drug attorneys is here to help. We’ll help reduce your penalties so you can get your life back on track.
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Cocaine 

Possession of 1 gram of cocaine results in up to 2 years in prison and fines of up to $10,000. As the amount goes up, so do the penalties. For example, being caught with 400 grams of cocaine can result in anywhere from 10-99 years in prison and up to $100,000 in fines. 

Ecstasy

Possession of less than 1 gram of ecstasy in this state could result in up to 2 years in jail, and fines up to $10,000 for a criminal conviction. If you are charged with possession of more than 400 grams of ecstasy, then you could face up to life imprisonment for a conviction.

Heroin

Possession of 1-4 grams of heroin will incur a third-degree felony charge; 4-200 grams will incur a second-degree felony charge; and 200-400 grams will incur a first-degree felony charge. If you are charged with possession of more than 400 grams of heroin, then you could face up to 99 years in prison and up to $100,000 in fines. Being charged with a sale of this drug can incur even more severe penalties. Sales of more than 400 grams of heroin will incur felony penalties such as up to 99 years in prison and up to $250,000 in fines.

Marijuana

Possession of marijuana is illegal in Texas, even if you have a medical card or doctor’s note. Possession of up to 2 pounds of marijuana will generally carry a sentence of 6 months to 2 years in jail and up to $10,000 in fines. If you are charged with possession of up to 5 pounds, then you could be imposed with a state jail felony, and you could suffer from serious penalties for a conviction. Selling up to 5 pounds of marijuana can result in 6 months to 2 years in jail and up to $10,000 in fines. 

Methamphetamine

Possession of less than 1 gram of methamphetamine can result in anywhere from 6 months to 2 years in jail, along with a possible fine of up to $10,000. If you are charged with possession of more than 400 grams of crystal meth, then you could face up to 99 years in prison, along with fines of up to $100,000.