Rochester, NY Drug Trafficking Charges
Defense from an Experienced Rochester Defense Lawyer
Drug trafficking is the selling of drugs, or, as New York criminal code
describes it, the "criminal sale of controlled substance" (Article
220). Trafficking charges are looked upon more harshly than
drug possession offenses and are always considered a felony. Those convicted of this
drug crime face significant prison time and fines.
If you have been accused of drug trafficking, then the time to seek proper
defense counsel is now. At
Christopher K. Rodeman Attorney at Law, my clients can rest assured that they have a knowledgeable and effective
Rochester criminal defense attorney on their side. For more than 15 years, I have been bringing my unparalleled
experience as a former prosecutor to the protection of my client's
rights and have time and time again ensured the that best possible outcome
is placed within their reach.
Take a proactive stance on your defense today.
Contact me at Christopher K. Rodeman Attorney at Law today.
Drug Trafficking & Aggravating Factors
New York criminal statutes categorize drug trafficking charges into five
different degrees, with first degree being the most serious. These charges
are decided by a number of factors, including the type of substance being
sold, the quantity, and if the sold substances are being used for drug
There are also some aggravating factors that may apply. These include:
- If the drugs were sold in or around school grounds (Section 220.44)
- If the drugs were sold to a child (Section 220.48)
- If the drugs sold were a prescription drug (Section 220.65)
Depending on the circumstances of your arrest and the evidence held against
you, your penalties can vary. To find out more about what specific penalties
you could be facing for your charge, I encourage you contact my offices
today. I am ready to hear your story, assess your options, and, if necessary,
start mounting a sound and aggressive defense strategy in your favor.
Make sure you have all the information before making decisions about your
case. Call my firm today for a