Possession of Drugs for the Purpose of Trafficking Is Serious
The amount of drugs in your possession at the time of your drug possession arrest can lead to the further, and more serious, charge of possession of drugs for the purpose of drug trafficking. These are complex cases that call for the knowledge and experience of good drug possession lawyers. The team at Yarshenko & Heidinger can help.
Know Your Rights with Drug Trafficking Charges in Saskatchewan
If you’ve been arrested or charged with possessing large amounts of cocaine, methamphetamines, oxycontin, marijuana, ecstasy, heroin, or other substances such as pain killers or other prescription drugs, you may be facing drug trafficking charges. It is vital that you contact our drug trafficking attorneys to help you understand the law as governed by the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. There are many options for your defense, including determining the validity of any information provided by confidential informants/sources, surveillance conducted (both static and mobile and the use of GPS tracking devices and/or other technology to gather evidence against you), the grounds for arrest and any search conducted of your person, belongings, vehicle and/or residence/house. The laws related to an Accused’s Charter of Right’s and Freedoms (for example, illegal search and seizure, reasonable and probable grounds for arrest) are complicated and require experts to help you get the results and guidance you deserve; from the beginning of your matter all the way to the conclusion of a trial if necessary. Let the professionals at Yarshenko & Heidinger work for you today.
A Focused Drug Trafficking and Importation Lawyer Can Make All the Difference
The drug trafficking laws that Saskatchewan is subject to are very clear on trafficking illegal substances such as cocaine, methamphetamines, oxycontin, marijuana, ecstasy, heroin, or substances such as pain killers or other prescription drugs.
The burden of proof to find an Accused guilty lies with the prosecution. The Crown must show that you had both knowledge that you were carrying the illegal substance, and that you knew it was an illegal substance (or were wilfully blind), and that you had control over it.
If convicted, drug trafficking and drug importation could involve heavy fines, court-ordered treatment programs, and potentially substantial prison time.
We have a criminal defense team that will work tirelessly to challenge the prosecution, the police investigation, and the evidence against you to try to resolve your drug trafficking arrest in a way that is favorable to you whether through negotiation or trial. Illegal drug trafficking and illegal drug importation are serious crimes with serious consequences. Don’t let these charges affect your life forever, call our skilled and experienced team of drug lawyers today at Yarshenko & Heidinger, 1-306-988-2050.