Ventura County Sheriff’s deputies arrested an alleged driver for an Ojai Valley heroin delivery service. The driver, a 22-year-old Port Hueneme man, faces charges of drug possession According to police, the operation made thousands of drug deliveries in Ventura, Ojai, Oxnard and Port Hueneme each month.
Drug enforcement officers learned of the popular drug delivery service and investigated it for a period of several months. After obtaining search and arrest warrants, deputies arrested the alleged driver as he walked to his car earlier this month. Police found heroin on the suspect at the time of his arrest.
Upon searching the suspect’s home, they found more than 1,000 pre-packaged doses of heroin, as well as an imitation firearm. He is currently housed in the Ventura County Jail in lieu of a $50,000 bond. Authorities have charged him with possession of a controlled substance for sale. In addition, he faces a special enhancement of possessing more than 14.25 grams of heroin for sale. He pleaded not guilty to the possession charge and denied the special allegation. He will return to court on May 23 on matters related to the case.
Port Hueneme Drug Possession Lawyer
When you face charges for drug crimes, hire an experienced drug possession attorney like Robert Helfend. Mr. Helfend has more than 30 years of experience in criminal defense, and takes drug possession cases in Ventura County and throughout Southern California.
Drug possession laws in California have changed, but drug possession for sale is still a felony. When you already have a drug conviction, the judge can impose longer sentences. That’s why it’s important to have an aggressive attorney who will fight to get the charges against you reduced or dropped.
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 drug possession case.
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