If you are under investigation, or have been arrested, for prescription forgery or prescription fraud you need to hire an experienced drug defense lawyer.
Everyday police make arrests for prescription drug crimes. For the police, they may see a situation where things don’t look right. A pharmacist may detect something odd about a prescription and call police. You may be in possession of a controlled substance not in the appropriately labeled medicine bottle, or for which you do not have a prescription.
In any such situations, you could be arrested for a prescription drug crime in Georgia. The State of Georgia hashly prosecutes pharmaceutical drug crimes. Our experience in fighting prescription drug arrests places our law firm at the top of drug defense law firms in Georgia.
Per Federal Drug Scheduling and drug laws in Georgia, a prescription drug arrest typically brings a felony charge(s) with fines and prison time.
Unlawful possession of Schedule III, IV or V controlled substance is a felony which is punishable by a 1- to 5-year term in jail or prison. Unlawful sale/distribution of any Schedule I or II Controlled Substance is a felony punishable by a term one to 30 years in prison.
If you are under investigation for, or have been charged with, prescription forgery or prescription fraud you should call drug crimes defense lawyer Lawrence Zimmerman at 404-351-3000.
State v. PS – Client accused of selling drugs to an undercover Cobb County narcotics agent on two different occasions while two other agents watched both transactions from across the street. The jury acquitted the client on all counts.
Client charged with possession of cocaine in Cobb Superior Court. Client had a very long criminal history. The prosecutor asked for our client to serve 5 years in prison as a repeat offender.
The court agreed with us, and he went drug rehab where he was successful.