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.