In Florida Cocaine is considered a Schedule 2 controlled substance. Under Section 893.13(6)(a), Florida Statutes, a person found to be in “actual” or “constructive possession” of cocaine commits a third degree felony, punishable by up to five (5) years in prison or five years of probation, and up to a $5,000 fine. A conviction for cocaine possession will furthermore lead to a one-year Florida driver’s license suspension.
Daytona Beach Cocaine Trafficking Minimum Mandatory Penalties.
- 28 grams to 200 grams = 3 year minimum mandatory sentence.
- 200 grams to 400 grams = 7 year minimum mandatory sentence.
- 400 grams to 150 kilograms = 15 year minimum mandatory sentence.
- 150+ kilograms = life sentence.
If you are accused of Daytona Beach Cocaine possession or Daytona Beach Cocaine trafficking you have defenses. Common defenses include illegal stop, illegal search, knowledge, control and joint possession defenses. Call Daytona Beach Cocaine attorney Kevin J. Pitts at 386-451-5112 to set up a free consultation.