Methamphetamine, or crystal meth, is a drug that typically comes in crystalline form. It is usually smoked in pipes, but it can also be injected, snorted, or swallowed. It is intended to cause feelings of euphoria, but it can also cause many other unwanted effects, including rapid tooth decay, diarrhea and nausea, excessive sweating, and muscle breakdown. Because crystal meth can be created using over-the-counter drugs and other common household items, it is becoming widely available in our state, and law enforcement and prosecutors are working hard to crack down on instances of possession and distribution of the drug.
The penalties for crystal meth crimes are extremely severe, and include:
If you are being charged with a crime related to crystal meth, an Orlando drug crime attorney at Ali & Blankner is ready to provide you with aggressive defense in your case. Our attorneys possess over 85 years of combined legal experience and have obtained successful results for a large number of our criminal defense clients. We will utilize the substantial resources of our firm in order to improve your chances of a reduction in your charges or an acquittal.
A drug crime conviction can result in a host of difficulties in your personal and professional life. In addition to the criminal penalties you may face, you may also experience conflict with your loved ones, an inability to find or retain gainful employment, and an inability to seek higher education. The best way to avoid these negative effects is to avoid a conviction, and an experienced attorney can provide you with representation that may achieve that result.
Contact an Orlando drug crime lawyer if you have been charged with any crime related to crystal meth.