Unlawful Searches Are Common In Drug Arrests
Arrested for suspicion of possession of a controlled substance? Texas drug laws are continually changing, and you need aggressive advocacy if you are facing drug charges. Were you searched and then arrested without the police having probable cause of illegal activity? Do you think you were racially profiled? Your rights may have been violated.
Our criminal defense attorneys are familiar with search and seizure laws, and know how to defend your case if the police violated your legal rights during your arrest. Call Vij & Krell, PLLC at 713-364-0663 as soon as possible to protect your rights and get started on your defense.
With experience as a former prosecuting attorney and nearly a decade of experience on both sides of the courtroom and in front of juries, Vikram “Vik” Vij prepares cases to position clients for reduced charges, dropped charges or sentences that can minimize penalties. He also seeks options geared toward alternative drug court programs. Vik Vij and James Krell are experienced litigators who are prepared to fight for you in negotiations, hearings or at trial to preserve your freedom or limit the punishment.
Enhanced Penalties Apply For Drug-Free Zone Arrests
Texas imposes enhanced penalties for drug violations occurring in zones near schools, churches, playgrounds and other places where children gather. These zones are not always clearly marked in the suburban areas of Sugar Land and Houston, however strict the penalties.
Do not attempt to defend yourself if you have been arrested in one of these zones (or other drug-related circumstances. Contact Vij & Krell to work with a knowledgeable drug violations lawyer if you are facing drug charges such as:
- Manufacture and delivery of cocaine, heroin, ecstasy, marijuana, pills, Xanax, Fentanyl, morphine, codeine, OxyContin, PCP, methamphetamine, MDMA, synthetic marijuana, THC oil, or edibles such as THC gummies
- Possession with intent to deliver drugs
There are several classifications of drugs, each with penalties depending on the quantity found in your possession at the time of arrest.
Call For Your Free Consultation Right Away
Call Vij & Krell in Sugar Land at 713-364-0663 for a free consultation to discuss your legal options if you have been arrested for a drug violation. You may also reach out to the firm online. We will provide straightforward counsel and aggressive criminal defense to protect your rights.