Drugs Found in a Car

Possession of Drugs in a Car Lawyer Orange County

Being caught in possession of any drug, narcotic, designer drug or any dangerous controlled substance is a crime in Orange County, California. You may face misdemeanor or felony charges depending on the type of drug you were caught with, amount of drug and your criminal history. There are certain aggravating factors that can further complicate your drug possession charges such as being caught with the drugs in you car, automobile or vehicle. If you have been caught with drugs in your vehicle in Orange County you should speak to an at once.

Do not wait to contact Santa Ana Drug Possession Defense Lawyer David E. Swanson if you have been caught with drugs in your vehicle in Orange County, California. Mr. Swanson has an office in Newport Beach to serve you. His office can be contacted at 949-477-3030.

Penalties if Convicted of Driving While in Possession of Narcotics

California has very strict laws regarding operating a vehicle while in possession of drugs or narcotics. If caught driving with drugs in your car you may face:

  • Criminal drug possession or
  • Vehicle may be impounded
  • License revocation or suspension
  • Fines
  • Possible probation, house arrest or jail sentence

Common Drugs Found in Vehicles

Many drugs are used recreationally today and can be transported in a vehicle. Examples are:

  • Marijuana
  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
  • Hashish
  • Methamphetamines

Defending a Driving While in Possession of Street Drugs Case

Santa Ana Drug Possession In Vehicle Defense Attorney David E. Swanson will examine all circumstances surrounding your case. He will make sure the police had probable cause to pull you over initially, that they had the right to search your vehicle and he will determine whether or not you were aware the drugs were in your car.

Mr. Swanson has many years experience defending drug possession cases for California residents and non-California residents who were caught with drugs in their car while visiting or vacationing in California. Let him fight to protect your rights and do everything possible to lessen the consequences of your pending drug possession charges.

Contact an Irvine California Criminal Lawyer for a Free Consultation

Call University of California Irvine Criminal Lawyer David E. Swanson to discuss your case. He will fight for your rights and attempt to limit or minimize the consequences of your pending drug charges. Call his office at 949-477-3030. You can also .

Mr. Swanson also specializes in defending non-California residents who have been charged with crimes, misdemeanors and DUI in surrounding states such as Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico.