Drug laws in California constantly being revised. Some drug possession cases are classified as misdemeanors but a considerable amount are classified as felonies and have serious consequences, especially if you are not a U.S. citizen.
It is against the law in Orange County to “possess, transport, distribute, sell, cultivate or manufacture Methamphetamine, Ketamine, LSD, Marijuana, Mushrooms, Cocaine, Heroin or illegally obtained prescription drugs like Oxycontin, Vicodin, and Vallum.Commonly Charged Drug Offenses
- Distribution of Controlled Substances
- Possession with Intent to Sell
* Please note that if you are charged with a drug offense you could be eligible for a drug treatment program, otherwise known as “Penal Code Section 1000” or “Prop 36.” Also, you might have a possible defense if your Fourth Amendment rights were infringed when the police “found” or “seized” the drugs. The entire case could be dismissed if a court, after a hearing on the issue, finds that your rights were violated.
If you have been charged with a drug offense in Southern California, please contact Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney Staycie R. Sena for advice on how to best handle your case.Helping Families