Below are the different types of cocaine offenses and their penalties as found in the Kansas Statutes Annotated:
- Manufacturing (K.S.A. § 21-5703 ): Severity level 1 felony; prison sentence of 170 months; fine of up to $500,000
- Cultivation and Distribution (K.S.A. § 21-5705 ): Severity level 3 felony; prison sentence of 34 months; fine of up to $300,000
- Possession (K.S.A. § 21-5706 ): Severity level 4 felony: prison sentence of 24 months; fine of up to $100,000
Defense for Cocaine Charges
If you have been arrested for any of the above cocaine charges, there may be defense strategies available to you. For instance, it must be proven that the drugs in question were yours and that you were the one manufacturing, distributing, or in possession of them.
Perhaps you were just in the wrong place at the wrong time and have been charged with a crime that you did not commit. An experienced Johnson County criminal defense lawyer could review your case and begin building a defense that disproves your accusations, resulting in reduced or even dismissed charges. Call Martin & Wallentine today to learn how a member of our skilled legal team could help you!
Contact an Johnson County Drug Crime Lawyer!
Our firm is dedicated to providing the best possible service and results for each cocaine defense case we take on. We care for each client and guide them through each of the legal process as we vigorously fight for their freedom. As experienced trial lawyers who have tried dozens of cases, we have understanding and skill to fight for you.
Contact an Johnson County drug crime attorney from our firm today for a consultation!
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