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 CLASSFICATION PENALTY
Under 1 Gram State Jail Felony
180D – 2 Yrs Jail – Max Fine: $10K
1 - 4 Grams 2nd Degree Felony
2-20 Yrs Prison – Max Fine: $10K
4 - 200 Grams 1st Degree Felony
5-99 Yrs Prison – Max Fine:$10K
200 - 400 Grams Enhanced 1st Degree Felony
10-99 Yrs Prison – Max Fine:$100K
Over 400 Grams
Enhanced 1st Degree Felony 15-99 Yrs Prison – Max Fine: $250K

Drug Penalty Group 1A

(LSD)

WEIGHT CLASSFICATION PENALTY
Under 20 Units State Jail Felony
180D – 2 Yrs Jail – Max Fine: $10K
20-80 Units 2nd Degree Felony
2-20 Yrs Prison – Max Fine: $10K
80-4,000 Units 1st Degree Felony
5-99 Yrs Prison – Max Fine:$10K
4,000+ Units Enhanced 1st Degree Felony
15-99 Yrs Prison – Max Fine:$250K

Drug Penalty Group 2

(Ecstasy, PCP and mescaline)

WEIGHT CLASSFICATION PENALTY
Under 1 Gram State Jail Felony
180D – 2 Yrs Jail – Max Fine: $10K
1-4 Grams 2nd Degree Felony
2-20 Yrs Prison – Max Fine: $10K
4-400 Grams 1st Degree Felony
5-99 Yrs Prison – Max Fine:$10K
400+ Grams Enhanced 1st Degree Felony
10-99 Yrs Prison – Max Fine:$100K

Drug Penalty Groups 3 and 4

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

WEIGHT CLASSFICATION PENALTY
Under 28 Grams Class A Misdemeanor
180D – 2 Yrs Jail – Max Fine: $10K
28-200 Grams 2nd Degree Felony
2-20 Yrs Prison – Max Fine: $10K
200-400 Grams 1st Degree Felony
5-99 Yrs Prison – Max Fine:$10K
400+ Grams Enhanced 1st Degree Felony
10-99 Yrs Prison – Max Fine:$100K

Marijuana


QUANTITY CLASSIFICATION SENTENCING FINE
UNDER 2 OUNCES CLASS B MISDEMEANOR NONE UP TO $500
2 to 4 OUNCES CLASS A MISDEMEANOR UP TO 1YR COUNTY JAIL UP TO $4000
4 OZS TO 5 LBS
STATE JAIL FELONY 180D - 2YR STATE JAIL UP TO $10K
5 LBS TO 50 LBS 3RD DEGREE FELONY 2-10YR TDCJ UP TO $10K
50 LBS TO 1 TON 2ND DEGREE FELONY 2-20YR TDCJ UP TO $10K
OVER 1 TON 1ST DEGREE FELONY 5-99YR TDCJ UP TO $10K

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.