International Drug Trafficking Attorney Rhode Island

Have You Been Arrested on a Rhode Island Criminal International Drug Trafficking Charge?

John R. Grasso is a former police investigator – that’s now defending you. The law offices of John R. Grasso specialize in criminal defense for International Drug Trafficking and other drug-related crimes.

These offenses are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law, and for International Drug Trafficking, which carries stiff penalties, you need a serious lawyer who will put together a well-detailed defense.

If you’ve been accused of International Drug Trafficking, contact the Island law offices as soon as possible.

Definition of International Drug Trafficking:

The Uniform Controlled Substances Act under Rhode Island Code Chapter 21-28, regulates the manufacturing, distribution, possession and sales of illicit drugs that may include, but isn’t limited to:

  • Cocaine
  • Heroine
  • LSD
  • Marijuana
  • Oxicontin
  • Steroids
  • Methamphetamine
  • Hydracone

International Drug Trafficking, is defined as participating in a drug trade that crosses borders in several locations across the world. As certain ingredients for drug production are sourced from foreign locations, drug traders set up international trafficking rings to move business forward.

Whatever the case may be, let’s talk. Contact John R. Grasso now.

What Are the Consequences of Rhode Island International Drug Trafficking Charges?

Penalties for International Drug Trafficking vary based on a number of factors including the amount and type of drugs that the person is caught trafficking, as well as the defendant’s affiliations, role in a drug ring, if any, and their criminal history.

The penalties also fluctuate based on Federal involvement. Other factors for penalties include whether weapons were used, or minors were involved.

Penalties may include:

  • Jail time – the minimum mandatory sentence for drug trafficking ranges between five to ten years
  • Monetary fines
  • Community service
  • Victim restitution

This offense is also tried at Federal levels. Government organizations such as the FBI and DEA will likely get involved.

In addition, defendants may be ordered to relinquish assets to the court, and/or may be prohibited from receiving Federal benefits.

Contact an Aggressive International Drug Trafficking Defense Attorney in Rhode Island 

Drug trafficking is sometimes linked to human trafficking and trading illegal weapons. It’s common to face multiple charges as it relates to International Drug Trafficking.

You need an experienced lawyer to help defend this case. One that’s well-versed in defenses targeted toward drug trafficking. Rhode Island is deemed as a high intensity drug trafficking area, but not all arrested are automatically found guilty.

Take advantage of our free consultations, by contact the Rhode Island Law Offices of John R. Grasso now.

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