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The prison population in parts of the United States has grown so much that prison overcrowding has become a major issue. The reason for this is that police and prosecutors are targeting people for prosecution of possession and sale of drugs in record numbers and judges are routinely handing down prison sentences to these offenders.

Severe Penalties for Drug Possession, Sale and Trafficking

Conviction of drug possession, sale or trafficking can ruin your life. Sale and trafficking charges are usually felonies that can result in incarceration in prison or an extended term of probation supervision. Even a misdemeanor drug possession charge can involve a sentence of monetary fines, incarceration in jail or prison, probation or a combination.

Prescription Drug Prosecutions on the Rise

Houston drug possession defense lawyer Hinton & Bailey knows that drug possession investigations and prosecutions are on the rise. More and more people are becoming dependent on prescription medications such as Oxycodone, Xanax, Lortab and Vicodin. As prosecutors become more aggressive in prosecuting possession cases retaining an experienced and knowledgeable criminal defense attorney like Hinton & Bailey early in the case is important.

A Houston Defense Attorney to Protect Your Rights

An experienced Houston drug defense lawyer knows the laws that apply to searches and seizures and the exclusion of evidence. Nowhere is this more important than in drug possession and sale cases where the defense attorney must challenge the legality of the evidence that was seized by the police.

The United States and Texas constitutions protect against the use of illegally obtained evidence. Hinton & Bailey has the experience in handling drug charges to know how to protect his clients’ constitutional rights.

Drug Defense in All Courts for All Drug Charges
Whether you are facing drug charges in federal or local courts, Hinton & Bailey has the experience and the knowledge of defense strategies to provide aggressive representation in all drug cases including:

  • Misdemeanor and felony drug offenses
  • Marijuana and cocaine sale or possession
  • Methamphetamine possession, manufacture or sale
  • Prescription drug possession or sale
  • Trafficking or manufacturing drugs and controlled substances
  • Possession with intent to sell or deliver
  • Delivery of controlled substances
  • All other drug offenses

When you need a Houston criminal defense attorney, contact Hinton & Bailey at 713-864-4477.