Cocaine is a controlled substance in Florida. It comes in many forms, but all are illegal and vigorously prosecuted in the state of Florida. If charged with simple possession of Cocaine or possession of a controlled substance, you are being charged with a 3rd degree felony punishable by up to 5 years in prison and up to a $5000 fine. In addition, if you are adjudicated guilty of a possession charge, your driver’s license will be revoked for two years. Additional charges are possible, depending on the circumstances of your case, such as: possession of cocaine with intent to sell or deliver, sale and delivery of cocaine, trafficking in cocaine, or other criminal charges. Those charges carry additional penalties. If you’re facing cocaine charges, contact one of our Orlando Drug Lawyers at (407) 956-2172 to discuss your case at a confidential consultation.
While the potential penalties are scary, you definitely have options. Your attorney can negotiate plea deals, challenge the State’s evidence, and/or take your case to trial to defend your rights. Contact a lawyer for possession of cocaine charges in Orlando right away to discuss your options.
If you have been charged, or expect to be charged, with cocaine possession, call one of the experienced Florida cocaine possession defense attorneys at Brown & Rice, P.A. for a confidential consultation to discuss your case and the options available to you.
To set up your confidential consultation with one of our Orlando possession of cocaine lawyers, give us a call at (407) 956-2172, or contact us online.