Drug Trafficking

Phoenix Drug Trafficking Lawyers

Arrested for Drug Trafficking? Call Us 24/7 for a Free Review.

Phoenix has been identified by national and local law enforcement as one of the main distribution centers for drugs that enter the United States from Mexico. In recent years, the government has cracked down on drug trafficking in Arizona and has organized drug task force units comprised of state and federal agents.

In addition to increased drug crime awareness, mandatory minimum sentences have increased as well. For a first-time offense, defendants face anywhere from 4 to 10 years in prison. Meth-related crimes can bring 5, 10, or even 15 years in prison for a first-time trafficking offense.

It is imperative that you seek the help of a knowledgeable attorney if you have been arrested for drug trafficking in Phoenix. Contact Suzuki Law Offices today for a FREE consultation.

Why You Should Partner with Suzuki Law Offices

Having an attorney on your side who has direct experience as a prosecutor can be a deciding factor in the outcome of your case. There is no substitute for federal court experience when you are facing felony prosecution in U.S. District Court. Our lead attorney, Richard Suzuki, is a former federal prosecutor / Assistant United States Attorney who can apply these insights to your case. If you have been arrested, indicted or targeted in an investigation, contact Suzuki Law Offices

In one case, our client was allegedly caught with 162 lbs. of marijuana, as well as firearms and drug paraphernalia. Under Arizona's sentencing guidelines, the client was facing 4 to 10 years in prison. Our firm's lead attorney, Richard Suzuki, took the case to trial, and the client was found not guilty on all five counts (C.R. 2010-111266-002).

Federal drug trafficking charges often come as a result of intense investigations and months or years of planning by different government agencies. The DEA, ATF, and FBI often coordinate with state and local authorities. Hundreds of man hours go into building a case. Because we know how the feds think and are familiar with federal court procedures inside and out, we can help you fight a conviction or limit the adverse impact on your life. We know how to attack serious drug charges.

What to Do If You Think You Are Under Investigation

If something doesn't seem right, there's a very good chance that the government is watching you. In drug trafficking cases, it often turns out that the accused was under surveillance for months before he or she was eventually arrested. Federal agencies like the DEA watch potential defendants through various means, such as wiretapping and undercover agents. The government also works with confidential informants to gather information and evidence against suspected criminals.

In many cases, federal drug trafficking will also involve:
  • Drug possession
  • Possession with intent
  • Drug distribution
  • Drug sales
  • Money laundering
  • RICO charges

If DEA agents or local law enforcement ask to speak with you, get a lawyer's advice first. Do not submit to questioning with investigators; officers already believe you committed the crime and are merely looking for additional evidence to secure your conviction. The Phoenix drug crime lawyers at Suzuki Law Offices can make sure that your rights and freedom are protected at all times. Our firm is available to take your call 24/7, so please do not hesitate to contact us today.

Arrested? Get the Right Defense Lawyer On Your Side.

At Suzuki Law Offices, our Phoenix drug trafficking attorneys do everything in our power to reduce the consequences of a drug trafficking arrest related to cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, marijuana, or other drugs. We can work with you to help you achieve the best possible results in these serious matters. If you are under investigation or have been charged with drug trafficking, it is critical that you seek the help of an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible.

Even if you aren't sure if charges will be filed, it is better to be careful and get legal advice. At Suzuki Law Offices, we can help you understand your rights.

To get started, contact us online for a free and confidential consultation from a Phoenix drug trafficking lawyer from our firm.

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Suzuki Law Offices

See The Difference
  • Our team has in-house Private Investigators that are retired from law enforcement
  • We are aggressive and honest in our pursuit to uphold your rights
  • We are a devoted and highly rated team of professional advocates
  • We will review your case for FREE in an initial consultation
  • Our firm has recovered millions of dollars for our clients
  • Our defense lawyers are fluent in both English and Spanish
  • Our attorneys have worked on the other side of the courtroom
  • Our team is available to take your call 24/7 – day or night

CLIENT REVIEWS

Don't Just Take Our Word For It
  • “Despite my fears, Matt not only maintained his composure and professional demeanor, but he also helped calm me down and bring me back down to earth.”

    - Karen
  • “Richard is an outstanding lawyer and a genuine person. I can't explain how grateful we are that he was put in our path.”

    - Anna B.
  • “Richard took charge of my case firmly and confidently and he guided me through what could have been a harrowing experience with life-changing and disastrous results with relative ease.”

    - Steve B.
  • “Richard and his highly knowledgeable, professional staff provided me, my wife, and my family a measure of comfort and support that I would not have predicted possible under the circumstances.”

    - Brian P.
  • “We highly recommend Mr. Suzuki and his firm to anyone that seeks an attorney with integrity, experience, knowledge, and one who has his clients' best interest at heart; an attorney of this quality is a rare find.”

    - B.H.
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