Drug Charges

Chapel Hill Drug Crime Defense Lawyer

Depending on the amount of drug and the nature of the charges, a person charged with a drug crime may face felony or misdemeanor charges. At the Law Office of Barry T. Winston in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, we understand the seriousness of drug crime allegations and the impact a conviction can have on your life. We offer experienced and aggressive defense against drug charges.

Have you or someone you care about been charged with a drug crime? Contact Attorney Barry T. Winston today to arrange your free consultation. Attorney Winston can begin to explain your rights and outline the options available to you.

Remember, you are under no obligation to give any information to law enforcement officials. You have the constitutional right to remain silent and to seek legal help.

Experienced Drug Crime Defense by a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist

Since 1961, Attorney Winston has been providing criminal defense to people accused of drug crimes and is Board Certified as a Criminal Law Specialist by the North Carolina State Bar. If you or someone you know is worried about the impact drug charges can have on your life, your rights, and your future, our firm can help. We represent clients facing drug charges such as:

  • Marijuana possession and other simple drug possession
  • Drug possession with intent to sell
  • Drug sales, including the sale of crack or powdered cocaine
  • Methamphetamines and meth labs
  • Drug distribution
  • Drug trafficking, including trafficking large amounts over state lines
  • Illegal possession or sale of prescription drugs or controlled substances, such as OxyContin or oxycodone

Traffic Offenses and Drug Crimes

Our firm also represents individuals who are charged with drug crimes that run concurrent with traffic stops. Attorney Winston is highly adept at addressing constitutional issues related to the stop, the lawfulness of the stop, and the law enforcement official’s reports. We also scrutinize searches and seizures to determine whether they were illegal because of the lack of a search warrant or a lack of probable cause.

If you are facing allegations of a drug crime, our firm can help. We have successfully represented many people just like you. If you are worried about jail time and other consequences if convicted of a drug offense, contact the Law Office of Barry T. Winston to learn how we can help.