Florida law prohibits the distribution and sale of controlled substances listed by state laws. Individuals who possess controlled substances with intent to sell or distribute may also be prosecuted. Florida law also prohibits drug trafficking activities to bring large amounts of controlled substances into the state.
A prosecutor must show the following to prove a drug trafficking offense.
- That the defendant knowingly participated in drug trafficking activities.
- That the defendant had an awareness of the activities to bring drugs into the state of Florida.
- That the seized materials are controlled substances as defines by Florida state laws.
Drug trafficking in Florida is a first degree felony and prosecution may result in a sentence of imprisonment and a fine. Specific terms are defined by state law depending on the type of drug and quantity of the drug involved. Our team has a reputation for excellence that is widely recognized and respected in the legal community.
Atterbury, Goldberger & Weiss, P.A. is an accomplished Florida law firm dedicated to defending people charged with serious crimes. If you are faced with drug trafficking charges in Florida and are looking for a Florida drug trafficking attorney, contact Atterbury, Goldberger & Weiss, P.A. immediately. Our criminal defense attorneys in West Palm Beach have more than 30 years in pursuit of justice for every client.