Drug Charges

Vancouver WA Drug Charge Attorney

Drug offenses can be charged as a felony or misdemeanor depending on the drug and the amount.   When you are facing a drug charge, only an experienced attorney knows how to best fight the charge.  Kris Carrasco handles drug offenses involving Marijuana, Meth, Cocaine, Heroin, and non prescription drugs.  There are a number of constitutional rights that are involved with most drug arrests.  Kris Carrasco is an experienced drug crime attorney who has successfully represented many clients facing drug charges.  Call or email Kris for a free, no obligation, consultation about your charge, to make sure you get the best possible outcome in your case.

Washington Drug Charges

Drug crime charges in Washington are treated very seriously by prosecutors and come with serious penalties.  Drug crimes can be charged in various ways and are almost always charges as felonies.  The penalty for a drug charge depends on a factors such as:

  • The Type of Drug Involved
  • The Amount Involved
  • Your Criminal History
  • Was There a Weapon Involved
  • Was There a Large Amount of Money Involved
  • The Crime Charged

Drug crimes in Washington can be charged in a number of ways.  Some of the more common charges are:

  • Possession
  • Delivery
  • Sale
  • Cultivation
  • Manufacture
  • Possession of Manufacture Equipment
  • Prescription Drug Fraud
  • Money Laundering

Your Options with a Drug Charge

Kris Carrasco is experienced in handling all types of drug offenses.  He can help you come up with a plan that fits your specific case to get you the best possible results.  Sometimes your case needs to go to trial and sometimes it should settle in some way.  Only an experienced attorney can help you make the best decision.

Diversion Programs

If you are facing a first time charge or the charge was a minor offense, you may qualify for a drug diversion program.  A diversion program typically offers a dismissal in your case if you agree to attend a drug treatment program, to have no new criminal charges and to pay fines.  This option is often your best bet at to guarantee winning your case.

DOSA (Drug Offender Sentencing Alternative)

This option dramatically cuts your sentence time and often allows you to serve your time out-of-custody on house arrest.  The requirements are that you attend and successfully complete a drug treatment program.  This option is not only for drug crimes, but sometimes may be an option if the cause of the crime is drug related.  Your attorney can help you determine if DOSA is right for your particular situation.

Contact Drug Crime Attorney Kris Carrasco

If you are facing a drug charge or a drug-related charge in Washington or Oregon, contact my office immediately to set up a free consulation.  Drug charges are treated very seriously and the sooner you get an experienced attorney, the better off you will be.