Drug Offenses

When you are charged with drug possession, all hope is not lost

A highly experienced Arizona defense lawyer can help you decide what action to take and how to ensure you receive fair treatment during your court proceedings. Our primary concern is your best interest.

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Phoenix Drug Crimes Defense

If you are facing serious charges of a drug crime in Arizona, or even suspect that you are under investigation, it is crucial that you immediately seek extremely qualified legal advocacy. Your freedom may be at risk and the government’s case will get stronger the longer you wait.

Theodore Agnick P.C. in Phoenix, Arizona provides aggressive and proven defense against all drug charges. We represent English and Spanish-speaking clients as well throughout the Phoenix metro area, Maricopa County and surrounding counties.

Experienced, Aggressive Trial Lawyers

Our founding Attorney Theodore A. Agnick will defend both first-time and repeat offenders against a full range of drug crimes in state or federal courts, including:

  • Marijuana drug crimes
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Narcotics
  • Prescription drug crimes
  • Drug possession, including illegal possession of prescription narcotics (OxyContin, Vicodin, Percocet, etc.)
  • Possession and use of common party drugs in or near Arizona schools and colleges
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia (syringes, baggies, scales, pipes or bongs)
  • Drug trafficking
  • Possession with intent to sell (possessing significant quantity)
  • Actual sale or distribution
  • Manufacturing or cultivation of drugs (meth labs, growing marijuana plants)
  • Related charges of money laundering or racketeering
  • Other dangerous drug crimes

Effective Drug Crime Defense

Many charges such as trafficking carry mandatory prison time upon conviction. For Example, Possession of methamphetamine at a first offense can result in a mandatory sentence of 5 to 15 years in prison. Early intervention by a qualified criminal defense lawyer is extremely critical. You could already be under investigation. You could even be talking to undercover officers or confidential informants without knowing it. The prosecution can and will use anything you say against you.

When we get involved, our firm invokes immediate steps to protect your rights and attack the prosecution’s case. We examine every part of the investigation, the arrest, and the search and seizure. For example we go over questions such as: Did they have probable cause for the warrants or wiretap? Did they exceed the scope of the warrant? Is the government’s informant reliable or willing to say anything to help his or her own cause? Do the amount of drugs and the circumstances warrant intent to sell or trafficking charges? Our team can help you find the answers to these questions and construct an aggressive strategy to defend you.

Our Commitment to Clients

Our number one concern is to help our clients evade prison and allow them to return to their lives and loved ones as soon as possible. First offenders on possession charges may even be eligible for diversion (including TASC drug treatment, random testing and monitoring) to avoid a criminal record. This opportunity is usually only available only once, making it important for you to work with the correct lawyer even if you have no criminal history.

If you have prior convictions or face more serious drug crimes, we prepare for trial, but always look for holes in the prosecution’s case to expand your options. We exhaust every strategy to get charges dismissed, evidence suppressed, or to find ways to downgrade charges or negotiate smaller sentences.

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