Maryland courthouses see drug distribution cases every week, and prosecutors successfully convict many of these defendants, especially if they do not have strong legal defense representation. If you have been accused of drug distribution, it’s important to secure a drug crimes attorney in Baltimore as soon as possible, even if you haven’t been arrested yet. Maryland has severe penalties for drug crime convictions, and you could be facing thousands of dollars in fines and years of imprisonment. Repeat offenders are subject to even harsher sentences.
Drug distribution is a felony in Maryland, and certain illicit drugs are regulated both by state and federal law. Your future can change forever if you are convicted for distributing dangerous controlled substances, whether they are illicit street drugs such as heroin, or controlled substances such as oxycodone.
Accused of drug distribution? My firm, The Law Office of Mark G. Scheuerman, LLC will provide you aggressive representation against your charges. Call (410) 630-4274 today for a free case evaluation.
Selling, transporting, or delivering any type of illegal drug, narcotic, or controlled substance is a crime in Maryland. “Distribution” is defined under Maryland Code, Criminal Law § 5-101 as the delivery of a controlled dangerous substance.
The penalties for violating Maryland drug distribution laws vary depending on the circumstances of your case. Penalties depend on the amount distributed, whether it is your first offense, and other factors. Penalties for distribution to minors are even more severe.
If you’ve been charged with drug distribution, it’s in your best interest to seek the help of a skilled, trial-tested drug crime attorney. I, Baltimore Criminal Defense Attorney Mark G. Scheuerman, am prepared to fight for your legal rights and options moving forward. I will carefully examine the evidence and help you devise a legal strategy.
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