Alhambra and West Covina police arrested two men in San Bernardino County for drug possession. According to investigators, the suspects had 500 pounds of methamphetamine, as well as fentanyl, cash and weapons. The arrests took place at an Apple Valley auto repair facility. The suspects, a 55-year old man from Apple Valley and a 21-year-old man from Ontario face a range of charges. They include possession of methamphetamine for sale, transporting methamphetamine for sale and possession of methamphetamine while armed.
Officers from Alhambra and West Covina in Los Angeles County investigated the suspects as part of a larger operation. The larger investigation targeted drug trafficking by the Sinaloa cartel in the region.
Los Angeles Drug Possession Lawyer
When you face charges for drug crimes, hire an experienced drug possession lawyer like Robert Helfend. Mr. Helfend has more than 30 years of experience in criminal defense. He takes cases in Los Angeles County and throughout Southern California.
While California has changed some of its drug laws, possession for sale is not among them. You can face serious prison time and fines for a possession conviction. In addition, you can face additional penalties for possessing certain types of drugs, even in small quantities. Working for or as part of a gang can also put you in jeopardy of federal RICO statutes. Conviction in a RICO case could send you to prison for life.
That’s why you need the assistance of an experienced criminal defense attorney following an arrest. In his more than 30 years of practice, Mr. Helfend has defended thousands of Californians against the most serious charges. His first priority will be to get the charges against you reduced or dropped. When that’s not possible, he will always work toward the best possible resolution for your case.
Don’t settle for inexperienced counsel, or an attorney who isn’t interested in exploring all avenues of defense.
Contact Robert Helfend or call toll-free at (800) 834-6434, (310) 456-3317, (818) 591-2809 or (805) 273-5611 for an immediate consultation on your Los Angeles County drug possession case.
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