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Transportation of a Controlled Substance

Oakland Drug Transportation Attorney

Transportation of a Controlled Substance Charges in CA

Whether you are accused of transporting, trafficking, selling, manufacturing, or distributing drugs, you could be facing enormous fines and years—even decades—of incarceration. This charge could also trigger federal penalties. The prosecutor may not even have to prove that you actually transported drugs or manufactured them. All it takes is possessing a certain amount of narcotics, or allegedly volunteering to transport them, and you could face the full penalties for drug transportation.

When you face such dire accusations, you need to have a proven litigator on your side. We at the Law Office of Nabiel C. Ahmed have built a nationally-recognized record of victories fighting for our clients, and our fierce dedication has beaten the odds time and again. We may be able to get your charges reduced or dismissed too.


Call today at (510) 907-6600 for a case review with our skilled Oakland drug transportation lawyer!


Transportation of a Drug Penalties in California

While aggravating factors would definitely raise the penalties you could face, one of the key factors in your charge is the type of controlled substance that you are accused of transporting.

Your charge could vary a great deal depending on whether or not your case involves:

  • Cocaine
  • Hallucinogens
  • Heroin
  • Marijuana
  • Narcotics
  • Opiates
  • Peyote
  • Prescription drugs

What all of these drug crime cases have in common is that if a certain amount of a controlled substance is said to be in someone's possession, they could be presumed to have trafficked or transported narcotics, even if they really were for personal use alone. And in any type of case, even more rigorous penalties could be used against you if someone is said to have provided narcotics to a minor or to have possessed drugs with intent to sell in a school zone or a public place.

Defense for Drug Transportation Charges in CA

No matter how daunting the charges may be, our drug transportation lawyer in Oakland has built his firm by handling—and winning—intensely difficult cases. Whether it is demonstrating that law enforcement officers did not follow search and seizure law, or that you did not knowingly participate in transporting controlled substances, we are prepared to analyze your case to find the strongest defense strategy.

As a lifelong member of the community and consistent defender of the accused—never a prosecutor—Attorney Nabiel C. Ahmed has always been the ally Oakland has turned to when law enforcement came knocking down the door. After thousands of cases, our firm has developed a nationally-recognized approach to criminal defense, affording our clients the ability to walk freely and face the future with confidence. We proudly help clients in Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond, Concord, and the surrounding areas.


Schedule a consultation today when you call (510) 907-6600 to begin protecting your freedom! Our East Bay drug transportation attorney is just a phone call away.


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