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Long Beach Drug Trafficking Defense Lawyer

Long Beach is recognized as being a major site for the trafficking of illegal drugs, both into the U.S. and throughout the region. It is part of the U.S. Government's Los Angeles High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA), which means that local and state law enforcement agencies receive funds and support from the Drug Enforcement Administration and other federal agencies.

To qualify as an HIDTA, a region must meet the criteria:

  • Be a major center for the production, manufacture, importation, or distribution of illegal drugs
  • Local / state law enforcement agencies have committed their own resources to cracking down on trafficking
  • Drug related activities have a significant negative impact on the local community
  • Federal government recognizes the need to devote funding / resources to reducing the rate of drug crimes

Long Beach's Participation in the HIDTA Program

Given that Long Beach is so close to Mexico and the site of the third-busiest seaport in the world, it is inevitable that it would be the site of a large amount of trafficking, much of which is charged in connection to gang crimes. The Long Beach Police Department is an official participant in the Los Angeles HIDTA program, meaning that law enforcement agencies are working to apprehend and convict anyone engaged in the trafficking of illegal drugs.

Call (800) 922-6989 If You've Been Charged with Drug Trafficking

Drug trafficking is a felony criminal offense, whether you are charged by state prosecutors for Sale or Transportation of a Controlled Substance or if you are being prosecuted for a federal drug trafficking offense. The specific penalty you could receive if convicted depends on factors such as the quantity of drugs involved, where the drugs are classified on the Schedule of Controlled Substances, and whether you are also accused of any type of gang related offense or gun crime. Contact us for a confidential consultation with a Long Beach defense lawyer to learn about what to expect and to discuss strategies he may be able to use to defend your future.

Some of Our Past Results
    • Misdemeanor hit and run Case Dismissed
    • Arrested for Violation of Probation ALL ALLEGATIONS WERE DROPPED
    • Charged with two counts, misdemeanor assault Case Dismissed
    • Charged with Battery Case DISMISSED
    • Assault and battery Case Dismissed
    • Hit and run collision No criminal charges filed.
    • Accused of a Felony Criminal Threats Entire case was dropped
    • Charged with Felony Domestic Violence with Great Bodily Injury No Charges Filed
    • Charged with Illegal Possession Case Dismissed
    • Accused of Child Molestation CASE DISMISSED
    • Charged with possession of body armor Case Dismissed and no violation of probation
    • Arrested for a Felony possession DRUG CHARGES DISMISSED
    • Charged with Giving False Information Case Dismissed
    • Arrested for Domestic Violence CASE DISMISSED
    • Charged with Multiple Felony Counts ALL FELONY COUNTS DISMISSED
    • Arrested for Felony Arson All felony charges DISMISSED
    • Charged with Felonious Crime Case Diverted, No Charges Filed.
    • Arrested for Domestic Violence Case was dropped
    • Charged with being drunk in public Case Dismissed
    • Charged with Possession of a Firearm Felony Charge Dismissed
    • Charged with domestic violence Case Dismissed
    • Charged with Reckless Driving DISMISSED
    • Charged with Being Drunk in Public Case DISMISSED.
    • Charged with Cruelty to a Child Inflicting Injury CASE DISMISSED
    • Accused of sexual assault Case Dismissed
    • Charged with driving under the influence of drugs Case Dismissed
    • Fish and Game Violations Case Dismissed
    • Charged with Vandalism Case Dismissed
    • Fish and game violations Case Dismissed
    • Charged with Battery on a Child / Child Abuse Case Dismissed
    • Fish and Game Violations Case Dismissed
    • Charged with Petty Theft DISMISSED
    • Charged with Carrying a Concealed Weapon ALL FELONY CHARGES WERE DISMISSED
    • Misdemeanor sexual battery Case Dismissed
    • Firearm in airport No criminal charges filed.
    • Possession of brass knuckles Case Dismissed
    • Charged with driving on a suspended license Misdemeanor dismissed, reduced to ticket
    • Charged with Criminal Threats Case Dismissed
    • Carrying a Concealed Knife Misdemeanors were dismissed.
    • Charged with Criminal Threats Charged Reduced
    • Charged with White Collar Fraud Probation with home confinement.

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