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Arrested For Crack Cocaine Charges? We Fight For You When It Matters Most

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Information on Crack Cocaine and Possession Charges

CrackCrack cocaine, commonly known as simply "crack," is a highly addictive form of cocaine. In fact, crack is considered to be the most addictive form of cocaine. Crack causes a release of dopamine in the brain, which causes a feeling of euphoria; however, this feeling only lasts about 5-10 minutes. When people smoke more to try to attain that feeling again, it is usually less intense, as the time it takes for your brain to replenish its levels of dopamine. This could be the underlying cause for the likelihood of addiction to the substance.

What are the penalties for possession of crack?

Crack cocaine is a Schedule I drug, with heavy penalties imposed under state and federal law. In the state of Nevada, it is illegal to do the following with crack cocaine:

If you have been charged with possession of crack, you may be facing a long prisons sentence and large fines, based on the amount found in your possession. Each case is unique with regard to law enforcement, amount of the drug, circumstances surrounding the arrest, and even lab procedures. Some cocaine convictions may result in 1-6 years in prison or more, as well as a minimum $5,000 fine under current state law.

Let Our Las Vegas Drug Attorney Defend Your Rights

The Brown Law Offices are very familiar with drug crimes cases in Las Vegas. We understand that many first time offenders may be in Las Vegas just for a fun weekend, and even a misdemeanor conviction can have a long-lasting or have a far-reaching effect on your career and future.

We will do everything possible to investigate the circumstances surrounding your arrest, and determine if there are any right violations, law enforcement errors or other problems that would warrant dismissing your charges. As a former chief prosecutor, Attorney Brown understands what he needs to do to combat the prosecution. Our legal team knows what the prosecution and judges are looking for, and we may be able to help you avoid conviction, jail or prison time, and fines.

If you are being charged with possession of crack, contact a Las Vegas drug lawyer today so we can get started on your defense.

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