Colorado Drug Trafficking Charge? Ways to Fight Back

Colorado drug industry is big business, and when law enforcement talks about being tough on crime, they mean extra tough on illegal traffickers.

Drug trafficking charges are treated more seriously – and carry far heavier penalties – than possession, sale, and manufacturing charges.

If you are facing trafficking accusations, remember that you are innocent until proven guilty. Fighting back can be intimidating, but it can be (and has been) done.

In today’s post, we share the five most common defense [...]

Drug Trafficking in Colorado: State or Federal Charge?

In the context of illegal drugs, “trafficking” refers to the act of moving large quantities of drugs for distribution, often involving multiple states and/or international transactions. Generally speaking, drug trafficking crimes are covered by both federal and state law. While most states have no specific charge for drug trafficking, in Colorado, charges and penalties for distributing illicit drugs are based primarily on the type of drug and the amount being trafficked.

The selling or distributing greater than 112 grams of [...]

Colorado Meth Ring Bust: What Those Arrested are Up Against    

On May 9, several law enforcement agencies collaborated to arrest 25 individuals for drug trafficking and to issue charges to 12 others in a huge methamphetamine drug bust. The drug ring was in operation as early as July 2015. Police arrested the alleged drug dealers in Colorado, Arizona, and California.

With a big bust like this one, there are almost always an array of charges involved. Below, we’re going to detail just a little bit about what those arrested will [...]

What Penalties Come with Millions in Heroin and Meth in Colorado?

A recent drug bust in Colorado Springs uncovered a huge stash of heroin and methamphetamine worth millions. This bust will come with heavy penalties for the offenders.

In the recent sting operation, the Metro Vice Narcotics and Intelligence Unit seized almost 11 pounds of heroin, valued at $2.4 million on the streets. They also seized over 38 pounds of methamphetamine, which is valued at $6.3 million on the streets. A stash of firearms, two grams of cocaine and $24,000 in [...]

Defenses You Can Use to Fight Colorado Drug Charges

If you are facing drug charges in Colorado, you have several options when putting together your defense. Which strategy to use will depend upon the facts of your specific situation – something a knowledgeable criminal lawyer will be able to help you with.

That being said, knowing the various potential defenses that may be able to help you can be valuable. Because of that, in this post we are going to cover a number of common defenses to drug charges [...]