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What’s the Difference Between Drug Distribution and Trafficking?

When you face a drug crime charge, a lot of things are at stake, including your freedom, future, and finances. This could also have a ripple effect on the well-being of your loved ones.

What most people don’t know is you can fight a drug distribution or trafficking charge to preserve your record by working with a reputable Fort Worth drug crime lawyer. They can help you build a strong defense when your future is on the line.

But before we dive into that, what’s the difference between drug distribution and trafficking? Understanding this will help you know what’s at stake when faced with either of these charges. 

Drug Distribution vs. Trafficking

The most obvious difference between drug distribution and trafficking is the latter is concerned with the weight of the drugs, while distribution deals with the movement of drugs.

Drug distribution involves either the importation, transportation, or sale of controlled substances as classified by the government. A police officer could charge you with intent to distribute if they find a large amount of money or drugs in your possession.  

A trafficking charge occurs when illegal drugs surpass a particular weight, whether in manufacturing, movement, or just possession. 

Both charges are serious and penalties may be a fine in hundreds of thousands of dollars or a jail term ranging from 180 days to a life sentence.  

Can I Fight Drug Distribution or Trafficking Charges?

Yes, it is possible to fight drug distribution and trafficking charges to avoid conviction. Depending on the charge, your drug crime lawyer could use the legal defenses below to keep you out of jail or reduce your charge.

  • You were not in physical possession of the drugs.
  • You were not aware of what you were moving or holding were drugs.
  • A piece of evidence regarding your case is missing.
  • The police violated a search or seizure warrant during the arrest.
  • The crime lab technician made an error.
  • The items were not intended for human consumption.

As you can see, there are many approaches a drug crime lawyer can use to fight your drug distribution or trafficking charge. 

Speak With a Drug Crime Lawyer

The Texas state laws are unforgiving when it comes to drug charges like distribution and trafficking. But this does not mean it’s impossible to get your charge dropped off entirely or reduced when you have a strong defense.

You can avoid incarceration and hefty fines by discussing your case with a drug crime lawyer from the Law Offices of Jeff C. Kennedy. We understand what’s at stake and are dedicated to building you the strongest possible defense.

Speak to us by dialing 817-605-1010 or completing our online form and get a free case review.     

 

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