Brick NJ CDS Distribution Attorneys
Charged With Distributing Drugs in Brick Township Distributing any variety of cds (a.k.a. drugs) in Brick Township results in a felony crime that carries stiff penalties under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-7. It is a third degree crime to distribute or sell heroin, MDMA, methamphetamine and cocaine in a quantity of less than one-half ounce. It is a second degree crime to distribute at least one-half ounce but less than five ounces of these drugs. Distributing five or more ounces is a first degree crime. Distribution of LSD results in a first degree crime where the quantity sold is 100 milligrams or more and in a second degree crime where the amount of LSD distributed is less than 100 milligrams. Distribution of marijuana results in a fourth degree crime where less than one ounce is involved, a third degree crime where at least one ounce but less than five pounds is sold, a second degree crime where five to twenty pounds are distributed and a first degree crime where someone distributes 25 pounds of marijuana or more.
The penalties for first degree drug distribution include a state prison term of 10-20 years. A second degree crime for distributing cds/drugs carries 5-10 years of incarceration. A third degree crime for selling or possession with intent to distribute results in a 3-5 year prison term. Fourth degree distribution can trigger up to 18 months in jail.
Brick Drug Distribution Lawyer
A conviction for distributing drugs in Brick clearly results in severe penalties. You can easily be sent to prison for years. Hiring a skilled distribution defense lawyer can protect you against such an outcome. The attorneys at Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall have decades of experience representing clients charged in Brick with distributing cds, even more complex cases involving distribution in a school zone or selling drugs within 500 of a public park. We know how to dismantle a case from start to finish, including dissecting the circumstances surrounding the original search and seizure of the drugs (e.g. validity of the motor vehicle stop, search warrant, warrantless entry, etc.). An attorney is available immediately to help you by calling our Toms River Office at 732-286-6500.Related Brick & CDS Distribution Pages & Posts: