Penalties for drug trafficking

Drug trafficking charges are very serious, and anyone convicted for these crimes can find themselves facing years or even decades in prison. Though the severity of the penalties associated with a drug trafficking convictions varies widely by state, all states imposes significantly penalties for drug trafficking.


Getting caught drug trafficking

Drug trafficking convictions, even for the first time offenders, typically result in prison sentences that last over a year. A conviction for drug trafficking can easily result into prison sentence of 10 years or more, though other states have significantly higher penalties than others. Life sentences are also possible for drug trafficking convictions. As well that 32% of inmates in state prisons are under the category drug trafficking.

Fines to drug trafficking

The fines associated with drug trafficking convictions are also very serious. State trafficking convictions can commonly come with fines of 25,000 to 100,000 or more. Federal drug trafficking can exceed to 10 million dollars wow thats a lot !

You can have probation?

Yes, probation sentences are real and they very possible in some drug trafficking cases, but typically only as a part of a plead bargain where the accused agrees to plead guilty to a less to a less serious charge. People who are sentenced to probation have to meet specific conditions ordered by the court, such as being monitored by a probation officer, submitting random drug tests, not leaving the state without the probation officers permission and not breaking anymore laws. Probation sentences can usually go to 12 months, and sentences of 3 years or more if needed.

Mexicos drug trafficking

The DEA

Mexicos cartel is a multi-billion dollar company that is large and its expanding very rapidly, Mexicos economy actually runs on the drug trafficking company. Without drug trafficking in Mexicos its economy would be going to decrease by 63% and everything would go down in Mexico, because with Mexicos drug trafficking ways to take it down would averagely cost 50 billion dollars to take down. Now imagine that we do take it down magically the United States would have to go to war against Mexico, because their economy would be low and they are like a car they need fuel so drug trafficking is their fuel. So they actually need drug trafficking, but the U.S doesnt agree without drug trafficking it would be a dead country.

The DEA stands for Department Enforcement Agency actually make over 30,000 arrest a year do to people who actually get caught drug trafficking. The DEA has seized cocaine: 49,823 kgs, Heroin: 598.6 kgs, Marijuana: 660,969.2 kgs, Memthamphetamies: 1,540.4 kgs, Hallucinogens: 9,199,693 individual units!

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