There are many type of drug charges in the Oregon. Oftentimes charges may result in serious punishments. Experienced Oregon criminal defense lawyers are here to help you understand the charges and fight to maintain your freedom.
Most drug enforcement is done on the local level even though federal law can often be applied. This doesn’t make the charges any less severe though.
Drug possession charges may stem from knowingly possessing illegal drugs like cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, LSD or ecstasy, just to name a few. The severity of the charges will depend on the type of drug involved, the geographical region where the offense occurred as well as the amount involved.
A person who sells, gives, distributes or possesses with the intent to distribute illegal drugs and substances may face drug trafficking charges. Drug trafficking charges oftentimes involve more than one person or entity. Charges will vary in severity based on the amount in question. Oregon law allows one to be charged with delivery based on having packaging materials or even just a certain amount of drugs – no actual sale is necessary.
Drug manufacturing charges usually stem from growing, producing or possessing certain type of plants or other naturally-occurring elements. They may also be brought if someone utilizes certain chemicals to make illegal drugs.
If you are facing drug charges, it is important to consult aggressive Oregon criminal defense lawyers to help defend your rights. We can help face the situation and seek the best results. Call today for your free, initial consultation.