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Have you been arrested in West Baton Rouge Parish? If you have, we can help.  We have represented hundreds of clients charged with possession, possession with intent to distribute, and distribution in West Baton Rouge.  Our knowledge of the court system at the Port Allen courthouse in West Baton Rouge is a great benefit to our drug crime clients.

 

Drug Possession in West Baton Rouge Parish

If you were arrested for possession of drugs, possession with intent to distribute drugs, or trafficking in West Baton Rouge Parish, the chances are you were arrested on the interstate by a state trooper or sheriff.  Interstate 10 is the main road through the parish and it connects Texas to Mississippi.  Police officers pull over a lot of drivers along this interstate in West Baton Rouge for speeding and other traffic violations such as improper lane usage, broken headlight or taillight, following too closely, etc.  These stops can lead to searches of vehicles and dog sniffs, which then lead to arrests.

The prosecutors and judges are known for being very tough on people arrested for drug possession in West Baton Rouge.  That’s why you need an experienced attorney that handles a lot of drug cases as well as cases in West Baton Rouge.  Drug cases are the type of charge we handle the most.  We have represented clients for possession of marijuana, cocaine, heroin, pills, meth, crack, ecstasy (MDMA), etc.

 

Drug Defense in West Baton Rouge

Effective legal representation of drug charges in Louisiana require a special knowledge of drug stops and searches on highways. We have fought these types of charges for many years. Contact us at (225) 964-6720 if you need a West Baton Rouge drug defense attorney.

 

Drug Arrest in West Baton Rouge or Port Allen

If you reside in West Baton Rouge Parish and you know someone who has been arrested by the authorities for drug-related crimes or has been charged with committing certain crimes that go against the rules and regulations in the state of Louisiana concerning the use of drugs, it is very essential that such a person immediately contacts Carl Barkemeyer, Criminal Defense Attorney. This is due to the fact that it is not recommended that you speak to the authorities first before speaking to a drug crime defense attorney. If you do so, you might end up letting on information which will be used against you in the court of law to prosecute you. Of course, you know how harsh the authorities in West Baton Rouge Parish are when it comes to prosecuting offenders who are involved in cases such as drug possession, drug trafficking, as well as, narcotics, heroin, cocaine, and more.

Some of the time, the police are known to file an affidavit of arrests that are false. The lawyers at Carl Barkemeyer, Criminal Defense Attorney in Port Allen have received the training and have the experience needed to uncover all these illegal police conducts. As soon as we find loopholes, your case will be dismissed by the prosecutor immediately. However, it could, also, result in the reduction of your charges significantly. Mr. Barkemeyer will be with you all through your court proceedings and give you the needed legal assistance which involves getting you released if you are held by the police in jail and argue your case to let the judge know what your rights are and why you must be let out of jail. If you need a bail bondsman present with you in court, Mr. Barkemeyer will, also, help you to get one in order to facilitate your release. As soon as you find out that you have been charged with a drug crime in the state of Louisiana, especially, in Port Allen immediately reach out to lawyers at Carl Barkemeyer, Criminal Defense Attorney and we will swiftly come to your legal aid.

We represent clients in West Baton Rouge Parish in the following areas

  • Possession of drugs
  • The use of medical marijuana
  • We are cocaine defense attorneys for Louisiana
  • We are heroin attorneys for Louisiana
  • If you need a methamphetamine attorney in West Baton Rouge Parish, we are here for you
  • Cases  involving the production of controlled substances
  • Possession of controlled substances with intent to distribute
  • Fraud involving prescription drugs
  • The sale of synthetic stimulants compounds
  • Drug entrapment
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • Driving under the influence of control substances

 

What are Drug Crimes?

Drug crimes or drug trafficking charges are leveled against persons who take part in trading illegally with respect to the cultivation, reproduction, distribution, as well as, the sale of controlled substances which have been placed under ban by the laws in West Baton Rouge Parish. In the state of Louisiana, some of these drugs which have been classified as Controlled substances include –

LSD – also referred to as acid, this drug has hallucinogenic properties and has been classified as unsafe for the general public to consume. Also, it is not used in any way medically.

Opioids – these are Controlled substances which are so widely abused that they have become a major national concern. If you are found guilty of trafficking or the distribution of substances like heroin, hydrocodone, Vicodin, oxycodone, as well as, other related substances you will be punished by the law.

Ecstasy – this particular substance is extremely addictive and has been classified as a drug that has the properties. Mostly, it is called Molly or MDMA.

Marijuana – in the state of Louisiana, the laws on the use of cannabis continue to evolve. However, marijuana has been classified as a controlled substance and trafficking this drug could result in youth facing charges from the authorities.

Recovery drugs – these substances are used by law enforcement agencies, as well as, medical teams to save lives. However, they are now being used recreationally by a lot of people in West Baton Rouge Parish. Based on this, it is considered illegal and unlawful to distribute or traffic these substances.

Crack/cocaine – also known to be very addictive, if you are found trafficking or distributing any drugs that are directly related to Cocaine, you’ll be charged with a drug crime and you will face very harsh punishments from the law, with jail time included.

Psychostimulants – this is comprised of drugs such as methamphetamine, methylphenidate, and amphetamine. Consuming these particular Controlled substances can result in overdosing not only in teenagers but, also, in young adults.

 

Your Port Allen Drug Attorney

Basically, the prosecutors are out to prove to the court the reason that they consider you guilty and if they succeed, the punishment will be very severe according to the law. In fact, you could risk going to jail. Of course, do not want this to be your experience since having a criminal record for a drug-related crime will be a huge stain on your reputation and your good name will be punished. So, you must take steps to hire reliable drug crime attorneys that can stand in aggressively for you and represent you in the court of law to prove to the court why you should be given a second chance. Most times, the lawyers at Carl Barkemeyer, Criminal Defense Attorney successfully help clients to see that their drug-related cases are dropped. However, in the event that you have found to be guilty, we will employ specific tactics to get the court to reduce the intensity of your punishment.

For many years, we have been providing legal services to clients in Port Allen and the entire West Baton Rouge Parish who have been charged with drug distribution offenses. Now, we are willing to do the same for you too. Contact Carl Barkemeyer, Criminal Defense Attorney and we will set up a free consultation with you at your convenience.

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