Although the latest trends suggest that cocaine has risen in popularity with recreational drug users, the Canadian Government as set out in the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and generally the public regards cocaine as a serious drug that is highly addictive and destructive.
Facing narcotics charges can potentially have severe consequences given the stance the Crown has generally taken for the possession and/or trafficking of cocaine. The potential consequences, Even for those facing a first offense, can often be severe and life altering.
Saskatoon’s trusted criminal lawyers at Yarshenko & Heidinger will help you prepare your defense if you have been charged with possession of cocaine or possession of crack cocaine. Without a competent and prepared drug defense attorney, you could face grave consequences that will stay with you for a long time to come.
The Repercussions of Cocaine Possession and/or Cocaine Trafficking in Saskatchewan
Cocaine has gained notoriety for being connected to gang violence and violent crime which has provoked the Crown to regularly demand harsh and/or maximum sentences for those convicted in Saskatchewan.
The federal drug laws regarding cocaine, which Saskatchewan is subject to, are very strict and come with potential lengthy prison sentences. You could face a 7 year prison sentence for cocaine possession as an indictable offence. Whereas you could face a life-sentence in prison for cocaine trafficking.
Don’t let this happen to you, call the professional criminal law team at Yarshenko & Heidinger in Saskatoon today and let us handle your felony drug possession defense. We will work tirelessly to get your drug possession problems decreased.
Facing Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Crack Cocaine Charges?
The negative health consequences and addictions produced by crack cocaine (derived from pure cocaine) are taken very seriously and make possessing crack cocaine a felony drug possession under Saskatchewan’s drug possession laws. Crack cocaine and cocaine are classified similarly and carry the same charges and sentences.
Being charged with the possession of crack or dealing crack cocaine could be devastating to your future. Don’t trust just any narcotics lawyer with your case, contact Saskatoon’s skilled team of criminal lawyers at Yarshenko & Heidinger to avoid damaging drug possession penalties. We’re here to help – 1-306-988-2050.
Charged with Cocaine Possession or Cocaine Trafficking? Call the Trusted Team in Saskatoon
Cocaine possession and cocaine trafficking charges are serious offenses in Saskatchewan. They require a trusted criminal lawyer who will fight for you by thoroughly examining evidence, questioning the police investigation, settling your case in a way that’s fair for you or conducting a trial to try to secure your freedom.
Being charged with drug possession or drug trafficking doesn’t have to affect your future negatively. Our drug defense team is standing by to help you fight against harsh drug possession penalties and get you the outcome you deserve. Call today – 1-306-988-2050.