ACCUSED OF DRUG TRAFFICKING IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA?
The Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) provide explicit laws and penalties for the trafficking of controlled substances in the state. For flunitrazepam, gamma-hydroxybutyrate, and schedule I substances other than marijuana (NRS 453.3385), trafficking of 4 or more ounces can range from a category B felony to a category A felony. The sentence can include a prison term ranging from one year or more, including 25 to life. The individual could also be fined up to $500,000.
Drug trafficking of 100 or more pounds of marijuana (NRS 453.339) is a category C felony to a category A felony, the most severe sentence for which involves five years to life in prison and a fine of up to $200,000. For trafficking in schedule II substances (NRS 453.3395) the penalties are very similar, but with a possible fine of up to $250,000. In order to prosecute such a case, there must be adequate proof that the alleged offender was in possession of the drug and was transporting it to another location. If you have been wrongfully accused, do not hesitate to hire a skilled Las Vegas criminal defense attorney from our firm to help you fight your wrongful charges.