Las Vegas Ecstasy Defense Attorney

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Due to the popularity of electronic dance music in Vegas night clubs and the rave scene, ecstasy has been the drug of choice when attending these events. However, due to the highly addictive and dangerous nature of the controlled substance, ecstasy is considered a Schedule I drug.

If you have been arrested for possession, possession with intent to sell, selling or trafficking ecstasy in Nevada, you are subject to severe penalties and a permanent mark on the your criminal record. Our Las Vegas drug attorneys are committed to fighting the charges against you, so don’t hesitate to contact us in order to obtain the defense you need to protect your freedom and reputation.

Ecstasy Possession

According to NRS 453.336, it is illegal to knowingly or intentionally possess a Schedule I controlled substance.

The following are the penalties you may face if you are convicted of ecstasy possession in Nevada:

  • First or Second Offenses – Category E Felony
    • 1-4 years in prison
  • Third or Subsequent Offense – Category D Felony
    • 1-4 years of prison
    • Fine up to $20,000

Ecstasy Possession with Intent to Sell

Under NRS 453.337, it is against the law to possess ecstasy with the intent to sell. Law enforcement determines an individual’s intent to sell a controlled substance based on several factors such as the quantity of cash and drugs, if scales and selling paraphernalia were present, as well as weapons.

Penalties for possession with intent to sell include the following:

  • First Offense – Category D Felony
    • 1-4 years in prison
    • Fine up to $5,000
  • Second Offense – Category C Felony
    • 1-5 years in prison
    • Fine up to $10,000
  • Third or Subsequent Offense – Category B Felony
    • 3-15 years
    • Fine up to $20,000

Sale of Ecstasy

NRS 453.321 states, it is illegal to sell, transport, supply, import, supply, barter, give away, prescribe, administer, exchange, give away or dispense a controlled substance. Law enforcement must prove that a transaction of money for drugs occurred in order to obtain grounds for arrest.

Penalties for selling ecstasy include:

  • First Offense – Category B Felony
    • 1-6 years in prison
    • Fine up to $20,000
  • Second Offense – Category B Felony
    • 2-10 years in prison
    • Fine up to $20,000
  • Third or Subsequent Offense – Category B Felony
    • 3-15 years in prison
    • Fine up to $20,000

Ecstasy Trafficking

According to NRS 453.3385, it is against the law to knowingly or intentionally sell, manufacture, deliver or bring into this state or is knowingly or intentionally in actual or constructive possession of methamphetamine or any other Schedule I substance.

Penalties for trafficking methamphetamine include:

  • Between 4 and 14 Grams – Category B Felony
    • 1-6 years in prison
    • Fine up to $50,000
  • Between 14 and 28 Grams – Category B Felony
    • 2-15 years in prison
    • Fine up to $100,00
  • 28 Grams or More – Category A Felony
    • 25 years to life in prison
    • Fine up to $500,000

Let Us Protect Your Rights

At Oronoz, Ericsson & Gaffney LLC, our firm understands how serious these charges can be. We are capable of conducting our own thorough investigation and gather the necessary evidence to provide you with an aggressive and personalized defense. Do not hesitate to give us a call today and let us fight for you.

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