Drug Trafficking Attorney in Marietta
Former Prosecutors Protecting Your Rights
The team at
Henrickson & Sereebutra, LLC is composed of former prosecutors, and they have more than 40 years of
combined experience and a track record that includes thousands of cases.
If you or a loved one are under investigation for drug trafficking in
Marietta, the most effective action you can take to safeguard your future
is to meet with an attorney from the firm for a confidential consultation,
to learn more about the applicable laws and how you can fight the case.
Depending on the circumstances of the alleged offense, you will either
be going up against the Cobb County District Attorney or a federal prosecutor-in
either case, you can level the playing field by retaining a criminal lawyer
from the firm today.
Drug Trafficking Laws in Georgia
Trafficking involves a range of activities, from importing drugs from another
country, smuggling them through border crossings,
sales and distribution. If the alleged crime took place entirely within our
state, you will most likely be charged under Georgia Code § 16-13-30
(2012), which makes it a felony with a penalty of up to 30 years in state
prison, of which 5 must be served without parole. In the event that you
are accused of trafficking drugs across state or international borders,
you will likely be charged with a
federal crime. Federal
trafficking penalties range up to life in prison, with fines that can reach as high as $75 million
in the worst cases.
Information About Drug Trafficking
Marietta is included in the Drug Enforcement Agency's Atlanta High
Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA), given the fact that the metro
area is a commercial hub for the Southeast region. Significant quantities
of drugs are transported into the area from Mexico for distribution into
local markets, as well as large amounts of drugs being produced in
The DEA lists cocaine and crystal meth as being the two primary drug threats
in the region, though law enforcement agencies at all levels are
cracking down on trafficking activities involving other substances including marijuana, heroin, opium, ecstasy
and pharmaceutical drugs. If you have been charged with drug trafficking,
it is highly advisable that you obtain the highest quality legal representation
available. At Henrickson & Sereebutra, LLC clients can rest assured
that their case is in excellent hands with over 40 years of combined legal
Contact the criminal defense lawyers in Marietta today to figure out your best option as you move forward.