Drug Delivery

If you’ve been accused of drug trafficking or drug delivery in Galveston by law enforcement, you’re looking at a serious case in which, depending on the amount of drug involved, can result in serious jail sentences and fines. Depending on the details of the offense, there is the the real potential for the federal government to pick up the charge.

Any action contributing to the sale of a controlled substance will result in a criminal charge of “Manufacture/Delivery” in the state of Texas if uncovered by law enforcement.

Drug Penalty Group 1

(Cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, GHB, ketamine, oxycodone and hydrocodone.)

Weight Classification Penalty

Under 1 Gram

State Jail felony

180D – 2 Yrs Jail – $10,000 Fine

1 – 4 grams

2nd Degree Felony

2-20 Yrs Prison – Fine Up To $10K

4 – 200 grams

1st Degree Felony

5-99 Yrs Prison – Fine Up To $10K

200 – 400 grams

Enhanced 1st Degree Felony

10-99 Yrs Prison – Fine Up To $100K

400+ grams

Enhanced 1st Degree Felony

15-99 Yrs Prison – Fine Up To $250K

Drug Penalty Group 1A

(LSD)

Drug Amount Classification Penalty

Under 20 Units

State Jail Felony

180D-2 Yrs State Jail – Fine Up To $10K

20-80 Units

2nd Degree Felony

2-20 Yrs Prison – Fine Up To $10K

80-4,000 Units

1st Degree Felony

5-99 Yrs Prison – Fine Up To $10K

4,000+ Units

Enhanced 1st Degree Felony

15-99 Yrs Prison – Fine Up To $250K

Drug Penalty Group 2

(Ecstasy, PCP and mescaline)

Weight Classification Penalty

Under 1 Gram

State Jail Felony

180D-2 Yrs State Jail – Fine Up To $10K

1-4 Grams

2nd Degree Felony

2-20 Yrs Prison – Fine Up To $10K

4-400 Grams

1st Degree Felony

5-99 Yrs Prison – Fine Up To $10K

400+ Grams

Enhanced 1st Degree Felony

10-99 Yrs Prison – Fine Up To $100K

Drug Penalty Groups 3 and 4

(Valium, Xanax, Ritalin, and compounds containing Dionine, Motofen, Buprenorphine or Pryovalerone)

Weight Classification Penalty

Under 28 Grams

Class A Misdemeanor

Up to 1Yr County Jail – Up to $4k Fine

28-200 Grams

2nd Degree Felony

2-20 Yrs Prison – Fine Up To $10K

200-400 Grams

1st Degree Felony

5-99 Yrs Prison – Fine Up To $10K

400+ Grams

Enhanced 1st Degree Felony

10-99 Yrs Prison – Fine Up To $100K

Marijuana

Weight Classification Penalty
¼ Oz. or less (Not For Payment)

Class B Misdemeanor

Up To 180D County Jail – $2K Fine

¼ Oz. or less (For Payment)

Class A Misdemeanor

Up to 1Yr County Jail – Up to $4k Fine

Over ¼ Oz.-5 Lbs

State Jail Felony

180D-2 Yrs State Jail – Fine Up To $10K

5-50 Lbs

2nd Degree Felony

2-20 Yrs Prison – Fine Up To $10K

50 Lbs-1 Ton

1st Degree Felony

5-99 Yrs Prison – Fine Up To $10K

Over 1 Ton

Enhanced 1st Degree Felony

10-99 Yrs Prison – Fine Up To $100K

Tad Nelson Will Fight Galveston Drug Dealing Allegations

In most cases an arrest related to the delivery of a controlled substance will garner a felony charge. Call Tad Nelson, a Galveston criminal defense lawyer specializing in drug crimes defense, as soon as possible by dialing 409-765-5614, or by submitting to message to us by using the contact page if you need legal representation regarding allegations of drug trafficking.