A two-year investigation of a Providence, Rhode Island drug ring is finally nearing its closure. The High Intensity Drug Trafficking Task Force has arrested multiple people in connection with this case. The Rhode Island Attorney General’s office has charged the group with multiple felony counts. So far twenty men and one woman have been identified and charged in the investigation. Learn more about the investigation in this article – RI Cocaine Distribution Ring
Drug crimes carry serious penalties in the State of Rhode Island. The Rhode Island courts are known for aggressive prosecution and issuing heavy sentencing for drug related offenses. According to ARTICLE 21-28-4.01; Offenses and Penalties any person who violates the controlled substance laws of Rhode Island, excluding marijuana, can face imprisonment up to a life term and fines of up to $500,000.00.
If you or someone you know has been charged with a drug crime in RI you need an experienced legal representation to defend your rights. Securing an expert Drug Crime Attorney as quickly as possible is vital to the outcome of your case. Attorney Susan T. Perkins has defended a number of drug crime related offenses. Contact our office today at (401) 737-5467 to talk with Susan about your case.