In many cases, younger drug offenders can avoid the worst criminal sanctions, but when an adult over the age of 21 sells controlled substances to a person younger than 17, they can be charged with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance to a Child (NY PL 220.48), a Class B Felony that carries a sentence of five to 25 years.
Not only do you face significant prison time if convicted, but once out, you’ll deal with the enormous hardship of living with a felony drug conviction.
This will have to be disclosed to potential employers, landlords, and even colleges. It doesn’t have to be that way.
The experienced criminal defense team at Friedman & Ranzenhofer has helped people in Buffalo facing even the most serious felony drug charges.
Call us today at 716-542-5444 for a legal consultation with a Buffalo drug charges defense attorney.