Just as heroin and cocaine are controlled substances, so are prescription drugs. A controlled substance is only legal to use when it has been prescribed by a physician. Obtaining prescription drugs under false pretenses, stealing them from a pharmacy, or reselling prescriptions are all classified as prescription drug crimes. They can bring about serious consequences such as large fines, jail or prison time, and mandatory drug counseling programs.
Some of the more common ones illegally sold or distributed are the following:
Prescription drug crimes can have serious consequences if you are convicted. We strongly urge you to contact our office and review the circumstances of your case with us. We will energetically investigate and build the strongest defense possible for your case. Our experience has provided us with the knowledge of what makes a case and what breaks a case. We will search out any and all possible weaknesses in the prosecution’s case against you and hit them hard where it counts.
If you have been charged with a prescription drug crime you will want the services of a Las Vegas criminal defense lawyer from our firm. Attorneys Mark Haushalter and Ryan Okabe from our firm of Okabe & Haushalter have been aggressively defending clients successfully for years.
We have vast experience when it comes to drug crimes. We know that facing criminal drug charges can be a very frightening experience. Our confident approach to our clients’ defense has helped many people get reduced charges or a complete dismissal. See what we can do for you!
Contact a Las Vegas drug crime defense attorney at our firm today if you are facing prescription drug crime charges. We can put our vast legal experience to work for you.