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“When I was arrested by the Feds on Drug Conspiracy charges, they told me I was facing mandatory life in federal prison without the possibility of parole. I knew that I was innocent, but I was scared . . . so I knew that I would have to find a lawyer who was not afraid of the Feds and would take my case to trial. I chose Greg Robey because he is a fighter. After over 2 weeks in a federal jury trial, I was found Not Guilty of all charges. My family and I am forever grateful to Mr. Robey.” -L.B., Mansfield, Ohio

Steps to Take if Arrested for Drugs in Ohio

Drug crimes carry a stigma. If convicted of possessing, selling, manufacturing or trafficking drugs, you could lose your freedom for a very long time. Moreover, when you are released, you may have trouble finding a job. A drug crime conviction can even affect your social and personal life. If police arrest you for any type of drug crime, you will help yourself most by remaining calm. Following are the steps you should take if you are arrested for drugs in Ohio:

  • Be polite to law enforcement. Many individuals arrested for drug crimes are disruptive and uncooperative. Behaving badly, however, can only hurt your case. Instead, once police arrest you, remain calm until your lawyer arrives.
  • Invoke your right to remain silent. If you are arrested, you have the right to remain silent. If police badger or question you about the circumstances that lead to your arrest, firmly announce you would like to invoke your right against self-incrimination.
  • Request a lawyer. The moment you ask for an attorney, all police questioning must cease. If police continue to question you despite the fact that you requested counsel, be sure to inform your lawyer — your rights have been violated.

Drug cases are not open and shut, especially when defendants have experienced counsel. If you or your loved one is charged with a misdemeanor or felony drug crime, contact a competent criminal defense lawyer today.

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