Practice Areas Overview

Trafficking in Drugs and Mandatory Minimums

 

Cocaine Trafficking Penalties:

•           28 grams - 200 grams: 3 year mandatory minimum sentence; $50,000 fine

•           200 grams - 400 grams: 7 year mandatory minimum sentence; $100,000 fine

•           400 grams - 150 kilograms:15 year mandatory minimum sentence; $250,000 fine

•           More than 150 kilograms: First degree felony: Life Imprisonment with no parole eligibility

Cannabis Trafficking Penalties:

•           25-2,000 pounds or 300 to 2,000 plants: 3 year mandatory minimum prison sentence; $25,000 fine

•           2,000 pounds - 10,000 pounds or 2,000 -10,000 plants: 7 year mandatory minimum prison sentence; $50,000 fine

•           10,000 pounds or more: 15 years mandatory minimum prison sentence; $200,000 fine

Heroin Trafficking Penalties:

•           4-14 grams: 3 year mandatory minimum prison sentence; $50,000 fine

•           14-28 grams: 15 year mandatory minimum prison sentence; $100,000 fine

•           28 grams - 30 kilograms: 25 year mandatory minimum prison sentence; $500,000 fine

Methamphetamine Trafficking Penalties:

•           14 grams - 28 grams: 3 year mandatory minimum sentence; $50,000 fine

•           28 grams - 200 grams: 7 year mandatory minimum sentence; $100,000 fine

•           200 grams or more: 15 year mandatory minimum sentence; $250,000 fine