In Texas, drug-related crimes lead to more arrests annually than any other offense. The laws target possession, manufacturing, delivery, and conspiracy. Drug offenses cover everything from mind-altering substances like heroin to over the counter medications like cough syrup.
Drug crimes can range from Class C misdemeanors all the way up to 1st Degree felonies. The criminal penalties for drug convictions typically depend on the type and amount of substance involved. Possessing drugs with intent to deliver, or in places specified as a Drug Free Zones such as schools or playgrounds can also lead to increased punishment.
A drug conviction can cause you to lose your job, your driver's license, your freedom, or even custody of your children. If you have been charged with any level of drug crime, call Cody Cleveland today and schedule an appointment.