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Defending those accused of drug crimes in Polk County

While there are various types of Drug Crimes with varying conviction penalties, all Drug Crimes are typically prosecuted in an aggressive manner by the District Attorneys’ Office, or by Federal Prosecutors, depending upon the nature and specifics of the alleged drug crime.

From simple drug possession to drug trafficking, if you are arrested and charged with a drug crime, you have been caught in the crosshairs in the Governments Political war on drugs. Seeking the legal advice and representation is the first thing you should do in a drug crime case.

Drug Crimes involve illegal drugs, illegally obtained prescription drugs, or certain other chemicals.

The degree of Drug Crime you are charged with typically depends upon:

  • The Type of Drug;
  • Amount or Weight of the Drug;
  • The perceived intention regarding the drugs, i.e. personal use, for sale, distribution, or trafficking;
  • And sometimes, your prior criminal record.

The most common drug crime chargesΒ in the Lakeland, Winter Haven Bartow, and Polk County Florida area include:

  • Drug Possession;
  • Obtaining a controlled substance by fraud;
  • Possession with intent to distribute;
  • Drug Trafficking;
  • Sale and / or Delivery;
  • Attempted sale of illegal drugs or controlled substances;
  • Possession of paraphernalia or manufacturing equipment;
  • Distributing illegal drugs or controlled substances;
  • Manufacturing and cultivation…

If you have been accused of any drug crime, call The Sessums Law Group atΒ 863-658-4796.


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