Camden County NJ Leader of a Drug Trafficking Network Lawyer
Drug Charges Defense Attorney with Offices in Collingswood, New Jersey
Being charged as the leader of a drug trafficking network is one of the most serious crimes in New Jersey. Prosecutors try these cases very aggressively and will often seek the maximum penalties allowed under the law which includes a very long sentence in New Jersey State Prison. If you have been charged with being a leader of a drug trafficking network, it is crucial that you consult with a skilled attorney who has experience dealing with serious cases such as this and can help you minimize the penalties in your case.
The attorneys at the Law Offices of Leonard Biddison have had tremendous success handling a huge volume of drug cases for years in Camden County including Pennsauken, Camden, Gloucester, and Lindenwold. Also, one of the members of our criminal defense team is a former county prosecutor in New Jersey who used to prosecute drug charges for the State which means we know what kinds of arguments the prosecution might make. This sort of knowledge and expertise can be extremely valuable in your case. If you have been charged with cocaine possession, having an attorney who knows what it takes to potentially beat the charges against you is imperative. Call the Law Offices of Leonard Biddison at 877-450-8301 anytime for a free initial consultation.
New Jersey Leader of a Drug Trafficking Network Statute: N.J.S.A. 2C:35-3
The law for being the leader of a drug trafficking network is explained under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-3 which provides:
A person is a leader of a narcotics trafficking network if he conspires with two or more other persons in a scheme or course of conduct to unlawfully manufacture, distribute, dispense, bring into or transport in this State methamphetamine, lysergic acid diethylamide, phencyclidine, gamma hydroxybutyrate, flunitrazepam or any controlled dangerous substance classified in Schedule I or II, or any controlled substance analog thereof as a financier, or as an organizer, supervisor or manager of at least one other person.
Note: A financier is a person who, with the intent to derive a profit, provides money or credit or other thing of value in order to purchase a controlled dangerous substance or an immediate precursor, or otherwise to finance the operations of a drug trafficking network.
Penalties for Leader of a Drug Trafficking Network in New Jersey
Being a leader of a drug trafficking network is one of the most serious crimes in New Jersey’s criminal code and therefore, carries some of the harshest penalties. These include:
- 25 years to life in New Jersey State Prison
- Fine of up to $75,000 or 5 times the street value of the drug in question
As shown above, the penalties for a conviction of this crime are extremely harsh. It is crucial to have a skilled attorney who can get you a plea agreement or a non-guilty verdict in a trial.
Contact a Winslow NJ Leader of a Drug Trafficking Network Lawyer Today
The criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Leonard Biddison are always available to speak with you about your case and begin to formulate an aggressive strategy to defend you against a leader of a drug trafficking network charge. Our criminal defense team understands the details of the law in New Jersey and we will use this knowledge to help you best defend against these charges. Call us today at 877-450-8301 for a free initial consultation about your case.