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Heroin Crimes in Nevada

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Nevada State law enforcement officials have become increasingly worried about the violent crimes that typically surround the creation, possession, and sale of heroin within the state. As part of their concern, they have reinforced and strengthened all laws and penalties regarding heroin in any way. In fact, if you are convicted of any heroin-related crime, it is certain to be considered a felony. To help tell your side of the story, reduce your sentencing, or maintain your innocence, you need to work closely with a tenacious Las Vegas criminal defense attorney like you will find at the Law Office of David R. Fischer.

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Possession, Sale & Trafficking Heroin

Nevada State legislation has taken multiple steps to ensure that any interaction with heroin is completely illegal. Possessing even the smallest measurable amount of the substance can constitute a felony. As with all states’ drug crime laws, the more of the substance there is in question, the worse the penalties. Who is involved with the alleged crime, as well as its location, can also escalate heroin crime penalties.

The three main forms of heroin crimes and their first-time conviction consequences are:

  1. Possession: Having any amount of heroin on your person or on your privately controlled property, such as your bedroom or automobile. Punishable by 1 to 6 years in prison and up to $5,000 in fines.
  2. Sale: Offering heroin to any other party in exchange for any sort of monetary gain or favor. Punishable by 1 to 20 years in prison and up to $20,000 in fines.
  3. Trafficking: Moving heroin from one location to another, usually in an attempt to hide or store it. Punishable by 1 to 6 years in prison and up to $50,000 in fines.

Putting Up a Fight on Your Behalf

Drug crime charges in Nevada are rarely standalone. Police officers and prosecutors will often look high and low for other charges to tack onto your case, such as conspiracy or possessing a concealed firearm. If you want to defeat your heroin charges, you need a Las Vegas criminal defense attorney who can dismantle the prosecution’s strategies thoroughly enough to make the judge and jury doubt that your conviction is just. You need a real fighter like Attorney Fischer.

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