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McAllen Drug Attorney

Federal Drug Crimes in McAllen, Texas

McAllen is included in the United States Office of National Drug Control Policy's Southwest Border High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) South Texas Partnership, since this city is recognized as being one of the main entry points for a large percentage of the illicit drugs which are smuggled into the United States. There are four joint task forces specifically assigned to McAllen, and their purpose is to combat the activities of international drug trafficking organizations working throughout Hidalgo County. Drug crimes are a serious problem throughout the state, with the Texas Department of Public Safety reporting a total of 132,313 arrests for drug-related offenses in 2011.

Marijuana possession was by far the most common single offense, accounting for 58 percent of all drug possession arrests. The most common offenses by type of drug included:

  • Possession of marijuana - 69,770
  • Possession of opium or cocaine - 23,151
  • Sale or manufacture of controlled substances - 13,881
  • Possession of synthetic narcotics (painkillers) - 8,411

Don't Let a Drug Arrest Ruin Your Future

Whether you have been arrested for simple possession or if you are under federal investigation for involvement in a drug trafficking organization, it is absolutely vital that you take action now to defend your future against the serious consequences you face. A conviction for a drug crime is punishable by fines, time in jail or prison and a lengthy probation, and you may additionally be ordered to attend substance abuse treatment.

Further, you would end up with a criminal record, potentially making it difficult for you to find suitable housing or employment. Don't let this happen to you - hire a McAllen criminal attorney from Farah Law to fight for you! We are among the few defense law firms in Texas that handles both state and federal asset forfeiture cases, and our lawyers have nearly 30 years of experience.

Contact us now for a free case evaluation to learn about strategies we can use to fight for you and to let us begin working on your defense!

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