Ontario Drug Crime Lawyer & Attorney

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The Law Offices of Andrew M. Stein is a respected law firm, which is located in Bellflower, CA.  For more than two decades, our aggressive Ontario drug offense attorneys have successfully defended clients charged with serious felony and misdemeanor charges, including drug trafficking, Ontario drug possession with intent cases. 

If you have been charged with a drug offense in Ontario, you are facing serious charges and should hired a skilled Ontario drug charge lawyer from the Law Offices of Andrew M. Stein, ASAP.  Call today for a free legal consultation as when you have been arrested for a drug crime in Ontario, you might have many questions that need to be answered. 

The following are some drug crimes and charges that may carry with them serious penalties if an individual is convicted in Ontario, California:

Drug Possession in Ontario:

The crime of possessing an illegal controlled substance such as marijuana, lsd, acid, pcp, cocaine, crack, heroin, meth, speed, tweak, ecstasy, mushrooms, opium, and more just to name a few in Ontario.  The possession of drugs is punishable by both stated and federal laws.  If a person is charged with possession in Ontario, the courts will consider the amount of drugs that you had in your hands, as the reason of possession, if you had intent to sell. 

Drug Possession with Intent to Sell in Ontario:

Possessing a large amount of controlled substances such as cocaine, speed, meth, marijuana, hash, or etc may result in a charge of possession with intent to sell. Even if the person possessing the substance has no intention of selling or distributing, they are many times charged with intent to sell anyway, due to the fact of a larger quantity other than societal norms of personal consumption. This is a very serious charge and carries with it harsh punishments if convicted.  Having an attorney can help to reduce these charges to possession, if the right approach is taken, so call us today.

Drug Trafficking in Ontario:

This charge refers to the crime of transporting, manufacturing, and selling illegal and unlawful drugs.  This is a similar to intent to sell, but with a much grander scale of operations of quantity of narcotics.  It is illegal to traffic drugs such as heroin, meth, steroids, morphine, and other banned substances.  Trafficking laws differ in each jurisdiction, when a person is charged with trafficking, the courts will evaluate the case to see whom the offender has sold to minor, for example minors or no minors. Convicted trafficking offenders face legal penalties such as imprisonment, fines, house arrest, probation, community service, and mandatory registration as a drug offender.

Drug Distribution in Ontario:

Ontario drug distributing is a situation in which a drug manufacturer sells illegal narcotics to a retailer or wholesaler, which then sell the drugs to other groups or individuals. Any accusation of drug distributing or dispensing must be taken seriously, as the penalties associated with a conviction are severe.

Drug Prescription Fraud in Ontario:

Ontario Prescription fraud is considered a drug crime. If a person alters an existing prescription, impersonates medical staff to obtain a prescription, steals prescription forms, or forges a prescription, they are committing prescription fraud. The most common reason people commit prescription fraud is drug addiction. Instances of prescription fraud are increasing in the U.S., which has lead to strict laws and legal consequences for offenders.