“Trafficking” under Massachusetts law is a serious drug crime that refers to possession of a drug with intent to distribute, over a certain limit. Less frequently, a trafficking indictment can also result from manufacturing or distributing these drugs, or bringing them into the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from another state (or country). A trafficking conviction brings mandatory minimum prison sentences, so it’s important to have a skilled lawyer defending these charges.
Drug trafficking is one of the most serious criminal charges in the United States. Due to the seriousness of this crime, prosecutors and federal officials often seek the maximum sentencing available.
Even if you have never had a criminal record before, the courts will not go easy on you—especially when serious drugs are involved.
At the Law Offices oof Susan M. Costa, P.C. , we know that there are times when prosecutors choose to charge an individual with drug trafficking instead of a lesser drug sales offense. They may do so to boost their credibility in the community, to maintain a “tough on drugs” stance, or to make an example out of an individual.
Attorney Costa won’t let prosecutors or federal officials jeopardize your freedom and your future with unnecessarily escalated charges. Our law firm has the resources needed to attack the prosecution’s case against you.
Drug trafficking is a very serious felony offense. If you are convicted, you could spend up to 20 years in prison. This is not the time to hesitate in seeking professional assistance. To discuss the options available to you, contact us for a free consultation to speak with Attorney Costa, named a rising star by Super Lawyers and one of Massachusetts’ premier drug defense lawyers.