Baton Rouge Possession with Intent to Distribute Lawyer

Carl Barkemeyer is a Baton Rouge Possession with Intent to Distribute lawyer. He is experienced in handling these cases in courts throughout Louisiana. The drug charge of Possession with Intent to Distribute carries harsh penalties in Louisiana.  The sentencing range depends on the alleged drug.  All controlled dangerous substances are placed into a specific Schedule.  However, these charges can carry mandatory minimum sentences of imprisonment. 

Defense of Drug Charges in Louisiana

The defense to these charges requires an attorney that is knowledgable and experienced in the area of defending drug charges. Mr. Barkemeyer has handled hundreds of drug charges in Louisiana, many through suppression hearing and trial. As a drug charge lawyer, he examines every case to determine if the stop and search were illegal. Because he is highly experienced defending drug cases, he provides superior representation attacking the police officer's conduct and discovering possible legal technicalities that may make the difference between a conviction and dismissal.

Intent to Distribute Drugs to Others

The crime of Possession with Intent to Distribute requires elements of knowing and intentional possession of drugs as well as intent to distribute the drugs. Intent to distribute or disperse may be proven by the specific facts surrounding the case. Facts that are important are the quantity of the drugs, the way it is packaged, presence, of baggies, scales, cash, etc. Law enforcement may also obtain audio and/or video recordings as well as witness statements and/or defendant confessions.

Drug Defense Lawyer in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Mr. Barkemeyer has spent his entire career defending clients charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute of controlled dangerous substances, including the following: heroin, methamphetamine, marijuana, cocaine, ecstasy (MDMA), prescription drugs, and all other Schedule I, II, III, IV, and V drugs. 

Contact Possession with Intent to Distribute lawyer, Carl Barkemeyer in Baton Rouge, Louisiana at (225) 964-6720.

"In Louisiana, the crime of Possession with Intent to Distribute requires knowing and intentional possession "