Drug Crimes in West Virginia –

Possession & Trafficking

Defense You Need on Drug Possession and Distribution Offenses

Do you face charges after an arrest for drug possession, distribution, or drug trafficking? Did law enforcement confiscate your vehicle? Were you the target of an enforcement crackdown or raid? Count on the criminal defense attorneys at Stroebel & Johnson when you need a lawyer. With two offices serving more than 13 counties, we are the local lawyers to call to represent you on drug offenses. Contact us today for a consultation.

Trust Stroebel & Johnson to Represent You on Drug Charges

As with DUI, when you or a loved one face arrest on drug-related charges, there are many aspects to the case to analyze:

  • Was the arrest performed legitimately?
  • Are you charged with a misdemeanor or felony?
  • Is this a first offense, or part of a history of charges?
  • What were the circumstances surrounding the substance?
  • How did the narcotics or substance come into your possession, allegedly?

If your offense relates to operating a vehicle under the influence, please see our page on DUI and DWI charges for more information.

Drug Trafficking and Enforcement Crackdowns in WV

In West Virginia, as with much of the country in recent years, there are targeted enforcement operations and other crackdowns to stem the tide of dugs in local communities. County, state, and federal law enforcement operations may target individual offenders. Police may apprehend groups or gangs involved in distributing narcotics and other controlled substances. These could be part of a wider net of enforcement or ‘drug sweep.’ In all, these crackdowns can result in one or more persons being arrested. Criminal offenses could range from being an associate or accomplice to trafficking, possession, distribution, and more. Police may also seize personal property and vehicles as part of a drug raid or crackdown.

Drug Possession & Trafficking Hearings – Local, State, and Federal

There may be administrative hearings where you require representation in addition to court appearances. With a former federal and state prosecutor on staff, Stroebel & Johnson knows the criminal court system well and can help through the process with sensitivity and understanding. Your case deserves an attorney who can give it their full attention. We do require payment in advance for criminal matters and we accept credit cards.

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