Drug trafficking is the term for transporting controlled dangerous substances from one place to another, usually with the intent of selling them or transferring possession for other illegal means. Drug trafficking also usually involves large amounts of these substances, resulting in felony charges with potentially massive penalties.
When you are accused of drug trafficking, you should not hesitate to retain an experienced Indianapolis drug trafficking lawyer from Wruble Law LLC. Attorney Stanley Wruble and his team of professionals have over 40 years of combined legal experience and have dedicated their efforts to protecting the rights of those who have been criminally accused, and have earned a substantial record of success in drug crime cases.
We are fully prepared to put the law on your side and fight for your freedom. To review your case for free with the Wruble Law LLC, call today.
Drug Trafficking: State vs. Federal Charges
Drug trafficking charges can be either state or federal (or both), depending on when and where you transport your drugs to. If you transport drugs over state lines, your case will likely be heard in federal court, possibly in addition to state court in Indiana.
The Indiana Uniform Controlled Substances Act
The majority of Indiana’s drug offense are governed under the statute known as the Indiana Uniform Controlled Substances Act, found in Section 35-48-4-1. This statute defines large-scale drug offenses, like many drug trafficking charges, as felonies, carrying heavy penalties.
Penalties for drug trafficking can include:
- Large fines
- Prison time
- Drug rehabilitation classes
- Loss of rights
Why You Should Contact An Indianapolis Drug Trafficking Attorney Today
The exact nature of your charges will depend on numerous factors, including the type of substance you are found in possession of, how much of it, your intention with them, where you are found with them, and more. Consult with an Indianapolis drug trafficking attorney from the Wruble Law LLC to learn more about your charges and start developing your hard-hitting criminal defense.