There are a wide range of criminal charges that you can be faced with, and drug crimes are amongst the most serious. The majority of drug crimes are felonies that may cause you to end up in state prison, not to mention the thousands of dollars in fines you will be faced with. It should be noted that some drug crimes may be considered misdemeanors, such as be in possession of tiny amounts of marijuana. Our criminal defense attorneys at Atkins & Markoff have extensive experience representing individuals in Oklahoma who have been charged with a drug crime. Some of the most common types of drug offenses we have seen include the following:
- Possession of drugs or drug paraphernalia
- Distribution or transportation of drugs
- Drug trafficking
- Selling drugs
- Manufacturing or cultivating drugs
It is important to remember that the punishment or penalty for the drug offense you are charged with will vary depending upon the type of drug, amount in question, and the specific offense. Marijuana crimes are typically far less severe than those involving cocaine, heroine, or other dangerous drugs.
Your Rights When Charged With A Drug Crime
The state of Oklahoma requires solid evidence against the defendant that proves they were involved in the particular offense, which they are being charged with. Additionally, they must be aware of the presence of the drugs in question, whether they are carrying them or have them in their presence. Attorneys at Atkins & Markoff have extensive experience representing individuals who have been charged with a drug crime in Oklahoma City, Norman, Tulsa, and surrounding areas. In some cases, we have represented innocent individuals who were the victim of a “set up” by a third party. We have also worked with individuals who have been charged with possession of a drug and been able to prove they were unaware of its presence, or that the illegal substance actually belonged to someone else.
Contact Atkins & Markoff Today
If you have been charged with a drug crime in Oklahoma, it is important for you to contact a criminal defense attorney at Atkins & Markoff as soon as possible. We have more than 100 years of combined experience working on a broad range of criminal cases. We are committed to working with each and every client to ensure they receive adequate representation for their particular case. Atkins & Markoff is an Oklahoma law firm that offers a free consultation to all potential clients. We understand that a drug conviction can ruin your reputation and will do our best to fight your case. Please contact us today to set up your free consultation!