A person charged with manufacturing or selling dangerous drugs in Arizona should contact The Newsome Firm right away due to the seriousness of the crime. Under Arizona law, the State must prove that an individual either manufactured, packaged or sold dangerous drugs.
According to Arizona law, a person that is convicted of manufacturing, packaging or selling a dangerous drug may be sentenced to a term of imprisonment for a class 2 felony. The amount of time an individual receives for a first time conviction of a dangerous drug, other than methamphetamine, is typically between 4 to 10 years. However, the court can also reduce the sentence down to 3 years or up to 12.5 years.
If an individual has prior felony convictions, the amount of time the court can sentence the person to can be significantly increased. For example, an individual that has at lease two prior felony convictions can possibly receive a sentence of 10.5 to 35 years in prion for a class 2 felony convictions.
Due to the serious nature of the crimes and the possible outcomes of the case, it is very crucial that a person contact The Newsome Firm right away to discuss all avenues that may be available. Lafayette ensures that his clients are completely aware of different possibilities throughout each step of the legal process.