Selling and Delivery of Drugs

Selling and Delivery of Drugs

Aggressive Drug Trafficking Defense Attorney for Broward and Palm Beach Counties

South Florida criminal defense attorney Antonio D. Quinn, Esq. aggressively defends those who are being charged with trafficking and other serious narcotics related offenses in Broward and Palm Beach counties.  In Florida, all delivery, distribution, selling and trafficking in narcotics crimes are very serious charges that carry long mandatory minimum prison sentences.  If you have been arrested for trafficking or selling drugs, it is crucial that you retain a knowledgeable and experienced criminal defense attorney who will fight for your freedom.  Drug possession lawyer Antonio D. Quinn has handled all types of narcotics cases and will put his experience to work for you.  Drug possession defense attorney Antonio Quinn will thoroughly investigate the actions of the arresting officers in your case and will fight to have your charges dismissed if he discovers that your Constitutional right were violated.  Antonio D. Quinn believes that Florida's drug laws are draconian and outdated and always fights vigorously to keep the clients of Quinn Law, PA who are facing drug charges out of prison.

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Drug Crimes Defense Attorney of South Florida

There are several methods which law enforcement utilizes in order to arrest a person for drug dealing or distribution:

  • A controlled buy:  This occurs when a person sells illegal drugs to an undercover police officer or a police informant.
  • Intent to distribute:  To show that a person intended to sell drugs or narcotics, the police must be able to point to specific circumstances which indicate drug dealing such as the presence of a large amount of cash or many small individually wrapped packages.
  • Trafficking:  In Florida, if the amount of drugs that is in a person's possession exceeds a certain weight, then you can automatically be charged with drug trafficking without any other showing of intent.

Delivery of Cocaine: 

  •  Delivery or sale of even a small quantity of cocaine is a second degree felony in Florida where a person will face a possible prison sentence of 15 years in state prison id convicted.  If a person is convicted of delivery of cocaine in excess of 10 grams, then under Florida law they can be charged with a 1st degree felony and face up to 30 years in Florida state prison.   (See Fla. Stat. 893.13(1)
  • Delivery of cocaine within 1000 feet of a child care facility, college or place of worship is a 1st degree felony in Florida with a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of at least 3 years. 
  • Trafficking in cocaineoccurs in Florida when a person possesses over 28 grams of cocaine regardless of what their intent is.  Trafficking in cocaine is a 1st degree felony in Florida and a conviction will result in a 3 year mandatory term of imprisonment and a $50,000 fine.

Drug Trafficking Defense Attorney Antonio D. Quinn, Esq handles all types of drug delivery and drug distribution cases including but not limited to:

  • delivery of cocaine
  • trafficking in cocaine
  • trafficking in anabolic steroids
  • trafficking in cannabis
  • trafficking in marijuana
  • cultivation of cannabis
  • trafficking in Xanax
  • trafficking in hydrocodone

If you or a loved one has been arrested or is facing charges for trafficking, delivery or any other serious drug crime, it is crucial that you contact Quinn Law, P.A. at your soonest opportunity.  Retaining an experienced, aggressive and effective criminal defense attorney will maximize the chances of achieving a successful result. 

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