Drug Crime

Individualized Attention & Aggressive Representation 

 

Across Texas, individuals are constantly arrested for the suspicion of a criminal offense. This can be a frighting and frustrating situation that puts those individuals futures in danger. At our office, The Law Offices of Scott Mackenzie, we understand this frustration can be overwhelming. Fortunately, our criminal defense attorneys have experience providing a compassionate counsel in any case under the criminal law section. Our goals is privide our clients with ease while facing their charges. We want them to know that our law firm has the ability and knowledge to fight for their rights under any circumstances. 

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Our experienced attorney know how life altering a criminal conviction may be to you and your family. It is a stressful situation where you could potentially feel helpless. Fortunately, The Law Offices of Scott Mackenzie know how to carefully and compassionately handle any charges you may be accused of. Call us today for a free case evaluation. 

Penalties for Drug Trafficking in Texas 

The statute §481.112 the Texas Controlled Substances Act reads that drug trafficking consists of individual "knowingly manufactures, delivers, or possesses with intent to deliver a controlled substance." Serious consequences a given to those involved in drug trafficking which can alter your life. 

These consequences include:

  • Fines

  • Jail time

  • Driver’s license suspension

  • Inability to maintain your current employment

  • Inability to obtain jobs in the future

  • Inability to receive financial aid for school

To protect your future and reputation, contact The Law Offices of Scott Mackenzie. No matter what charges you are faced with, we work hard to protect your rights when they are being threatened. 

Each state has a different regulation for the amount of drug considered trafficked. In Texas, the following amounts apply:

  • State Jail Felony - if the amount of the substance is (by aggregate weight) including dilutants or adulterants less than one gram.

  • First Degree Felony - if the amount of the substance is (by aggregate weight) including dilutants or adulterants four grams or more but less than 200 grams.

  • Second Degree Felony - if the amount of the substance is (by aggregate weight) including dilutants or adulterants one gram or more but less than four grams.