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Drug Crimes In Los Angeles

Posted on: February 20, 2009 at 11:49 a.m.

Los Angeles drug crime lawyers regularly defend clients throughout Los Angeles county who are up against harsh consequences. Drug charges, including possession, distribution, manufacturing and transporting, bring heavy sentences in Los Angeles, including jail time, fines, probation, counseling and more.

Recently, two men were accused of making and distributing MDMA, popularly known as ecstasy. Ecstasy is known as a club drug in Los Angeles, and it's dangerous because if the person taking the drug gets too dehydrated, they could die.

The two suspects, who live inSanta Barbara, were taken into federal custody on Thursday by agents who served warrants in Los Angeles, Van Nuys, Venice, La Verne, Santa Barbara and Carpinteria. Investigators raided an MDMA lab in the Glassell Park area and confiscated about 500 MDMA tablets, along with a "substantial" amount of chemicals used to manufacture the drug. The suspects will be prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney's office in Los Angeles.

These suspects could be facing serious drug penalty charges, and federal officials usually come down harder on drug offenses in Los Angeles than local prosecutors. Los Angeles drug defense lawyers who defend those accused in federal court understand that there are subtle differences between federal, state and city charges for drug crimes.

Due to the life-altering legal consequences that are involved, it is always in a persons best interest to obtain the services of a criminal defense attorney who has the legal background and knowledge it takes to successfully fight drug crime charges.

Kestenbaum, Eisner & Gorin, LLP is a criminal defense law firm that has been helping clients throughout Southern California contest their criminal charges and obtain superior results for years. Our skilled drug crimes attorneys have over 50 years of collective court room experience and we are fully prepared to undertake our clients cases. When we work with our clients, we do everything possible to make sure that they receive the attention, resources, and dedicated legal counsel that they deserve.

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