Federal Drug Trafficking Penalties For Cocaine — Louisiana

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Federal Trafficking Penalties for Schedule II Cocaine

 

FOR:   Schedule II Cocaine —  500-4999 grams mixture            Or            

              Schedule II Cocaine Base — 28-279 grams mixture

 

First Offense: Not less than 5 yrs. and not more than 40 yrs. If death or serious bodily injury, not less than 20 yrs. or more than life. Fine of not more than $5 million if an individual, $25 million if not an individual.

 

Second Offense: Not less than 10 yrs. and not more than life.

 

If death or serious bodily injury, life imprisonment. Fine of not more than $8 million if an individual, $50 million if not an individual.

 

FOR:     Schedule II Cocaine — 5 kilograms or more mixture      Or  

                Schedule II Cocaine Base — 280 grams or more mixture


First Offense: Not less than 10 yrs. and not more than life. If death or serious bodily injury, not less than 20 yrs. or more than life. Fine of not more than $10 million if an individual, $50 million if not an individual.

 

Second Offense: Not less than 20 yrs, and not more than life. If death or serious bodily injury, life imprisonment. Fine of not more than $20 million if an individual, $75 million if not an individual.

 

2 or More Prior Offenses: Life imprisonment. Fine of not more than $20 million if an individual, $75 million if not an individual.

 

 

If you are facing federal drug trafficking charges, contact Attorney Elizabeth Bagert Carpenter.  She is a highly skilled New Orleans Drug Crimes Attorney.  We are ready to fight for you!

 

 

 

 

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