Metro Police and other investigative agencies are charging more and more citizens with drug dealing for relatively small quantities of drugs.
Increased use of telephone surveillance (wire-taps) has increased the prevalence of drug conspiracy indictments.
It is important to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to fight your charges and identify suppression issues, including search warrant defects, as soon as possible. Lapsed time often leads to the loss of defenses.
In addition to all of the other penalties, a conviction for drug possession with intent to sell can prevent you from receiving student financial aid, some professional licenses and many jobs.