Drug Trafficking

San Antonio Drug Trafficking Attorney

Understanding Texas Drug Trafficking Penalties

Just like in drug possession charges, penalties for drug trafficking offenses greatly depend on a number of different factors. Even the most basic of manufacturing, sale, importation, or delivery circumstances can result in a significant drug trafficking sentence.

Factors that contribute to potential drug trafficking penalties:

  • The type (or group classification) of the substance
  • The quantity of substance found
  • Prior criminal charges of the accused
  • The use or possession of any weapons related to the charge
  • The presence of any minors (under 18 years old)
  • The origin and destination of the drugs, and/or crossing of state or national boarders

To find out what specific consequences you could be facing for your drug trafficking charge, contact a trusted San Antonio drug trafficking lawyer. Attorney Lara is standing by to answer your questions.

Ensure that your charges are seen in the proper light. Contact The Law Office of Guillermo Lara Jr. today. 

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Impact of Colorado Marijuana Laws on Texas Trafficking

Since Colorado's legalization of marijuana in 2012, Texas has seen a spike in marijuana trafficking arrests, specifically with motorists headed to or departing from Colorado with marijuana and marijuana goods. It is important to know the distinction between these two items: while small amounts of transported marijuana is usually charged as a misdemeanor, the same, small amount blended into another product is a felony.

The Texas penal code does not discriminate between drug cartels participating in a narcotics economy and otherwise law-abiding citizens transporting items that are legal in other states like Colorado. Make sure your representation is ready to draw a hard line both in and out of the courtroom and ensure that the perception of your alleged offense is not preyed upon by the prosecution.

San Antonio's Trusted Legal Advocate for Trafficking Charges

While simple drug possession charges usually address found substances for personal, recreational use, drug trafficking offenses imply a much more severe infraction: engagement in a drug enterprise. Texas drug trafficking laws were designed to address large and dangerous drug cartels, but anyone accused of these offense is subject to the same, harsh penalties. In the case of moving a controlled substance over state lines, drug trafficking can also lead to serious federal charges.

No matter what the circumstances of your drug trafficking charges are, you can find a knowledgeable and assertive advocate in Attorney Lara. With extensive experience in both state and federal court, he is prepared to navigate any manner of drug trafficking charge and ensure that his clients stand the very best chance at a reduced or dismissed charge. Do not let your drug charges spiral out of your control.

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Commonly Asked Questions

How can Attorney Lara assist with my drug trafficking charges in Texas?

Attorney Lara can provide a robust defense for those facing drug trafficking charges in Texas. With a background in thorough criminal investigations and a track record of proven results in state and federal courts, he is equipped to navigate the complexities of drug trafficking cases. His goal is to achieve the best possible outcome, whether that's a reduced sentence or a complete dismissal of charges.

Why should I choose The Law Office of Guillermo Lara Jr. for my drug trafficking defense?

Choosing The Law Office of Guillermo Lara Jr. for your drug trafficking defense means you'll have an assertive advocate with extensive experience in both state and federal courts. The firm offers affordable payment plans, free case evaluations, and is dedicated to ensuring that your rights are protected and your case is presented in the proper light, aiming for the most favorable outcome.


With your freedom at stake, you have no time to waste. Learn more about the powerful defense you can expect when you contact Attorney Lara today! You will need to take action before prosecutors begin building a case against you. Attorney Lara will look into all available records, hire a private investigator, and get to work filing motions to fight the evidence collected by the prosecutor. Call (210) 787-2842 to get started on your defense.

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