Even though Connecticut revised its laws against illegal possession of drugs and controlled substances and eliminated the draconian penalties for simple possession, the penalties for drug sales in Connecticut have not changed and are just as severe as ever! Depending on the drugs or controlled substances involved, the precise charges, and the circumstances of your case, if you are convicted of selling certain drugs or controlled substances, you may be facing the possibility of a mandatory minimum jail sentence of five to 20 years, with a possible maximum jail sentence of life imprisonment for even a first sales conviction! The mandatory minimum jail sentence gets even worse for a second or subsequent sales conviction. Fines ranging from $25,000 for a first sales conviction to $250,000 for a second or subsequent conviction can be imposed in addition to jail-time.
A single conviction for sales of drugs or controlled substances or for possession of drugs or controlled substances with intent to sell could deprive you of your freedom for a long time and cost you a lot of money in fines. Defend against your charges by contacting the Law Office of Jerome Paun to speak with an experienced Connecticut attorney. Selling drugs may be a thing of the past, but the rest of your life doesn't have to be.
Over 35 Years of Legal Experience, Including Drug Crimes Defense
We defend anyone, from alleged drug dealers to elementary school through college and graduate students, who have been accused of selling and possessing with intent to sell (WITS) drugs and controlled substances, including, but not limited to:
- Cocaine and crack cocaine
- Ecstasy (MDMA)
- Methamphetamine (Crystal Meth)
- Prescription drugs
An Effective Defense Is Possible. Don't Plead Guilty Before You Speak With an Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer.
Even if prosecutors have strong evidence against you, there may be ways to reduce your charges, eliminate or minimize jail-time, or avoid a conviction altogether. Don't just plead guilty and accept the consequences, even if you think the plea deal is the best you can do. An experienced criminal defense lawyer like Attorney Paun can make a big difference in minimizing your consequences without a trial or winning a not guilty verdict at the end of a trial.
Contact a Willimantic Attorney for Intent to Sell Charges
In any case, it is worth your time to schedule a free consultation with Willimantic attorney Jerome Paun. He will help you understand your drug sale charges, the criminal process and the defense options available to you. Call 866-787-0119 or send our law firm an e-mail .