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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.