Confident, Aggressive Representation For Cocaine Charges

Florida has a long history with cocaine. The state is a hub for use, distribution, trafficking and smuggling of the drug in its crack and powdered forms. It is readily available, commonly used and associated with violent crimes. That has led state officials to make any cocaine-related charges a serious offense.

If you have been accused of a crime related to cocaine, you should be prepared for a difficult battle to defend yourself. Anyone who faces cocaine-related charges should address the allegations as soon as possible. Our experienced cocaine defense attorneys at Brunvand Wise, P.A., will work to protect your rights.

Cocaine Offenses And Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

Cocaine charges have a variety of minimum mandatory sentences, both in the state of Florida and federally. See the chart below for more information about what your case may entail:

STATE OF FLORIDA MINIMUM MANDATORY DRUG SENTENCES F.S. § 893.135

DRUG

3-YEAR MINIMUM MANDATORY

7- YEAR MINIMUM MANDATORY

15-YEAR MINIMUM MANDATORY

25-YEAR MINIMUM MANDATORY

LIFE IMPRISONMENT

HYDROCODONE

28-49 GRAMS

50-99 GRAMS

100-299 GRAMS

300 GRAMS-29 KILOGRAMS

30 KILOGRAMS OR MORE

OXYCODONE

7-13 GRAMS

14-24 GRAMS

25-99 GRAMS

100 GRAMS-29 KILOGRAMS

30 KILOGRAMS OR MORE

MARIJUANA

26-1,999 LBS OR 300-1,999 PLANTS

2,000-9,999 LBS OR 2,000-9,999 PLANTS

10,000 LBS OR 10,000 PLANTS OR MORE

COCAINE

28-199 GRAMS

200-399 GRAMS

400 GRAMS-149 KILOGRAMS

150 KILOGRAMS OR MORE

HEROIN

4-13 GRAMS

14-27 GRAMS

28 GRAMS-29 KILOGRAMS

30 KILOGRAMS OR MORE

METHAMPHETAMINE

14-27 GRAMS

28-199 GRAMS

200 GRAMS OR MORE

FENTANYL

4-13 GRAMS

14-27 GRAMS

28 GRAMS OR MORE

FEDERAL MINIMUM MANDATORY DRUG SENTENCES 21 U.S.C. § 841

DRUG

5-YEAR MINIMUM MANDATORY

10-YEAR MINIMUM MANDATORY

LSD

1 GRAM

10 GRAMS

MARIJUANA

100 PLANTS OR 100 KILOS

1000 PLANTS OR 1000 KILOGRAMS

CRACK COCAINE

28 GRAMS

280 GRAMS

POWDER COCAINE

500 GRAMS

5 KILOGRAMS

HEROIN

100 GRAMS

1 KILOGRAM

METHAMPHETAMINE (PURE)

5 GRAMS

50 GRAMS

METHAMPHETAMINE (MIXTURE)

50 GRAMS

500 GRAMS

PCP (PURE)

10 GRAMS

100 GRAMS

PCP (MIXTURE)

100 GRAMS

1 KILOGRAM

FENTANYL (MIXTURE)

40 GRAMS

400 GRAMS

FENTANYL (MIXTURE CONTAINING AN ANALOG)

10 GRAMS

100 GRAMS

We have included information for other types of drug charges, as we handle a comprehensive variety of cases. You can learn more about our practice in other drug cases here.

If you are facing allegations of cocaine possession, manufacturing or trafficking, you want lawyers who know both Florida and federal law because drug charges can easily be charged in either state or federal court. No two cases are the same and the results will vary depending on the charges. However, our skilled and aggressive criminal defense team has decades of experience working with clients to mitigate circumstances.

We have helped clients overcome a variety of charges, including:

  • Cultivation
  • Distribution
  • Conspiracy
  • Trafficking
  • Manufacturing
  • Possession
  • Possession with intent to distribute

Minimize The Impact With Our Aggressive Defense Team

All cases carry unique challenges. If we cannot get you acquitted, we will work to lessen the consequences. Call Brunvand Wise, P.A., for a free initial consultation in our Clearwater and Tampa offices at 727-315-1685 or on our contact page.