The current War of Drugs continues to effect millions of individuals throughout the country. People are arrested, convicted and sentenced due to drug related offenses more than any other type of crime. Many states, including Arizona, continue to take a tough on drugs approach with the hopes of deterring individuals from participating in the use and abuse of drugs.

Being charged with a drug offense in Arizona is a very serious crime in which individuals should always seek the representation of an attorney. The Newsome Firm will review each specific case and highlight different legal arguments that will possibly help their client have the case dismissed or the charges reduced. Without the assistance of an experienced attorney, individuals may face the following penalties:

  • Permanent felony record;
  • Sentence of imprisonment;
  • Completion of drug counseling/treatment program;
  • Probation;
  • Fines and fee.

The state of Arizona prohibits many different types of drugs from the possession of an individual. The following list contains some of the drugs prohibited from possession in Arizona.

  • Cocaine
  • Ecstasy
  • Marijuana
  • Heroine
  • Molly
  • Oxycotin
  • Methamphetamine
  • Hydrocodone
  • Other prescription drugs not prescribed to the individual charged with the crime.

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.

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