Minnesota Takes Drug Manufacturing Seriously, You Need An Attorney Who Knows How To Defend You
From running a narcotics lab to growing marijuana, producing illegal substances in Minnesota is a serious crime that can result in harsh penalties, including lengthy prison sentences and hefty fines. The best way to avoid or lessen these penalties is to retain an experienced drug manufacturing defense lawyer as soon as possible.
Our criminal defense attorneys at Ryan Pacyga Criminal Defense can defend clients throughout Minnesota against state and federal drug manufacturing charges. Our firm is well-known in the Twin Cities for providing high-quality representation and innovative approaches to criminal defense cases backed by decades of experience. When you work with us, you know you will have an aggressive advocate by your side through every step of your case.
Fighting Against Damaging Drug Manufacturing Penalties
In Minnesota, drug manufacturing charges are incorporated in the selling and distribution statutes and carry similar penalties. The severity of the criminal charge depends on the type of drug manufactured. Minnesota law divides drugs into schedules based on their potential for abuse and medical uses. Schedule I includes drugs such as heroin and methamphetamine.
Penalties for drug manufacturing in Minnesota may include:
- Prison time
- Large fines
- Permanent criminal record
A criminal charge for manufacturing a Schedule I drug can lead to a first-degree felony, resulting in up to 30 years in prison and a one million dollar fine. A fifth-degree felony may lead to five years in prison and up to $10,000 in fines. After you serve time, you still will have the charge on your criminal record, which can impact many other facets of your life. With a drug charge following you, it may be challenging to find and maintain employment, housing, loans and some professional licenses.
Your best chance at avoiding some of these penalties or lessening your sentence is to work with an experienced drug manufacturing defense attorney. At Ryan Pacyga Criminal Defense, we have decades of experience defending clients throughout the state. We will thoroughly examine the evidence against you and pursue every possible avenue to craft a strong defense on your behalf.
Working Together To Protect Your Freedom
If you face a drug manufacturing charge in Minnesota, you need to contact an experienced defense attorney as soon as possible. Our attorneys will be there for you through every step of the criminal process, from the investigation stage to defending you in court. Call us at 612-474-5420 or complete our online contact form to schedule a consultation at our Minneapolis office. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for your convenience.