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Cocaine Charges in Massachusetts: What you need to know

November 29, 2018

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If you have been arrested on cocaine charges, you need the right information NOW. This is urgent. At Bowser Law, we are experienced with Cocaine related charges and know how this can really affect your future.

Cocaine Penalties Overview

Charge:
Possession with Intent to Deliver (First Offense)
Grade:
Felony
Prison Sentence:
2-10 Years
Fines:
$1,000-$10,000
Charge:
Simple Possession – First Offense
Grade:
Misdemeanor
Prison Sentence:
One Year
Fines:
$1,000
Charge:
Simple Possession – Subsequent Offense
Grade:
Misdemeanor
Prison Sentence:
Two Years
Fines:
$2,000

Besides the obvious legal penalties which include jail time and heavy fines, there are a host of other consequences you must consider:

  • A drug conviction will remain on your criminal record forever. Any employer who does a background check will be able to see it. Do you think that jobs want to hire “druggies” or “drug dealers”? That’s how you will be labeled.
  • Certain drug charges may trigger suspension of your driving license.
  • Prior convictions can result in more severe penalties.
  • Sale or distribution to minors or in a school zone may also trigger enhanced penalties

There is Hope

These are complex charges which carry heavy penalties. Cocaine is a serious matter. But there is hope. Attorney Mike Bowser has unique experience with drug cases and handles these cases in a different way than other attorneys.

Why Mike Bowser?

  • Mike Bowser has advanced scientific training on the chemistry of drugs and can challenge mistakes that the government may make in their evidence.
  • His is a trial lawyer who is willing to challenge the evidence and take matters to court. He does not take the easy way out.
  • He is well known by all over MA, NH & ME and has over 200 five star reviews from satisfied clients.

If you are facing a serious drug charge, don’t delay. Call now to set up your free consultation at (888) 526-9737.

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