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Aggressive Defense for Drug Crime Charges - (888) 301-6004

Being arrested for any drug related crime in South Carolina is serious business. All convictions carry the potential for a jail sentence and a mandatory criminal record and driver's license suspension. As a drug crime defense attorney James Snell is experienced in representing clients charged with drug offenses ranging from simple possession of marijuana through drug trafficking.

Why Choose Our Drug Crime Firm?

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Our attorney has fought drug related cases in both the magistrate court and the court of general sessions. He is also qualified to represent those charged with federal drug crimes. If you are serious about defending your drug charge or that of a loved one, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney.

Our drug crime lawyers challenge drug possession, possession with intent to distribute, and drug distribution charges that involve substances including and not limited to:

Possession with intent to distribute (PWID) can be shown by proving that someone had actual possession of a controlled substance either over a quantity threshold or packaged for street sale. For marijuana, the threshold amount is one or more ounces. For ice, crank or crack cocaine, the threshold amount is one or more grams. For powder cocaine the threshold amount is ten grains and for heroin, the threshold amount is two grains.

For marijuana trafficking charges, the threshold amount is ten pounds. For ice, crank or crack cocaine, the threshold amount is 10 grams. For powder cocaine, the threshold amount is 10 grams, and for heroin, the threshold amount is 4 grams. Drug distribution can be proven by proving that the defendant delivered or transferred the controlled substance to a third person.

Trial-Tested Drug Crime Defense

Whether your charges involve narcotics, prescription drugs, or other controlled substances, if you have been accused of any drug crime South Carolina, it is time to discuss your case with a proven criminal defense lawyer. No case is too complex for us.

Call us today at (888) 301-6004 for your free, no-obligation case review!


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