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Federal and State Drug Offenses

The help you need when facing serious legal and personal consequences
The prevalence of drugs in American society has led lawmakers to enact severe punishments for drug possession and distribution. Being convicted of a drug-related crime may create serious problems in your personal and professional life. You may lose your job, be expelled from school or experience alienation from your family and friends. Jeralyn E. Merritt has a proven track record of getting charges against clients dropped or reduced, and she has been successful at placing clients in rehabilitation programs in lieu of criminal sentencing. If you have been accused of committing a drug-related crime, contact the Law Office of Jeralyn E. Merritt immediately to set up a consultation.

Dedicated defender of those charged with drug-related offenses
Every 19 seconds, a person is arrested for a drug-related crime in America. If you find yourself on the wrong side of the law in one of these cases, call the Law Office of Jeralyn E. Merritt. For over 35 years, she has represented clients charged with all types of state and federal drug-related crimes, including:

  • Drug trafficking
  • Drug possession
  • Possession with intent to sell
  • Driving under the influence of drugs
  • Prescription drug fraud
  • Manufacturing of illegal substances
  • Conspiracy to sell drugs
  • Operation of a methamphetamine laboratory
  • Sale of illegal substances in a school zone
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

No matter what charges you face, you can be confident that Jeralyn E. Merritt has the experience and ability to assist you in attaining the best possible results.

Drug crimes and traffic stops
A frequent location for drug arrests is the traffic stop. Often, police officers stop a motorist on an unrelated issue, such as speeding or a non-functioning brake light. The police officer then asks to search the vehicle. Police need probable cause to conduct a search of a vehicle, but, unfortunately, most drivers consent to a search without knowing they have the option to say no. If you refused to consent to the search and the police officer performed one anyway, contact the the Law Office of Jeralyn E. Merritt immediately. Similarly, if your passenger had drugs in the vehicle without your knowledge and you were arrested because drugs were found, Jeralyn E. Merritt fights to protect your rights and seeks to have the charges dismissed.

Let the Law Office of Jeralyn E. Merritt be your best defense.
If you have been arrested for a drug-related offense or are afraid that you may be arrested, call the Law Office of Jeralyn E. Merritt today at 303-837-1837 to schedule a consultation, or contact the firm online.