A Ventura man faces drug possession following his arrest last month. According to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, the man emerged as a suspect during a lengthy investigation. Detectives said that the man distributed drugs throughout Ventura County.
In December, deputies executed a search warrant of the man’s home. Inside, they found more than 13 pounds of methamphetamine. The confiscated drugs have a street value of about $350,000. In addition, deputies say they found additional evidence pointing to a larger drug sales operation.
Officers arrested the man in February, following the conclusion of the investigation. According to court records, the man pleaded not guilty to possession for sale of a controlled substance. He has a prior felony conviction. If convicted on the current charges, the man would have a so-called “second strike” on his criminal record. Authorities released him on a $50,000 bond and appointed a public defender to represent him. He will return to court on March 27 for matters related to his case.
Ventura drug possession attorney
When you face felony drug possession charges, hire an experienced drug possession attorney like Robert Helfend. This case illustrates the seriousness of California’s Three Strikes Law. When you have accumulated an earlier felony conviction, a subsequent felony conviction adds a “strike” to your record. This isn’t merely a formality. Second strike convictions can result in lengthened sentences. Worse, it puts you in jeopardy of lifetime incarceration, if you acquire a third felony conviction for a violent crime.
Robert Helfend is an experienced criminal defense attorney. With more than 30 years of criminal courtroom defense experience, he knows what it takes to defend his clients. He will aggressively fight for your rights and freedoms in court.
His first priority will be to get the charges against you reduced or dropped. When that’s not possible, he will work toward the best possible outcome for your case. Don’t rely on an inexperienced or overworked attorney who won’t adequately prepare for your defense.
Contact Robert Helfend or call toll-free at (800) 834-6434, (805) 273-5611, (310) 456-3317 or (818) 591-2809 for an immediate consultation on your Ventura County drug possession case.
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