If you are facing one of the following charges, you need to contact one of our criminal defense lawyers in Springfield, Illinois immediately so that you understand your rights:
- Possession of Cannabis (Marijuana)
- Possession of a Controlled Substance (Cocaine Possession, Methamphetamine Possession, Heroin Possession)
- Possession of Methamphetamine Precursor
- Selling, dealing or distributing Marijuana
- Manufacture and Delivery of Cannabis
- Manufacture and Delivery of a Controlled Substance (dealing, selling, delivering, importing, and manufacturing cocaine, crack, methamphetamine ,or heroin)
- Drug distribution, drug trafficking, drug sales
- Controlled Substance Trafficking
- Conspiracy to sell drugs, Conspiracy to distribute drugs, Calculated Criminal Conspiracy
- Possession with the Intent to Deliver Drugs (Cocaine, Crack, Methamphetamine, Heroin)
If you are facing drug charges, hiring an experienced criminal defense lawyer is the best way to insure a positive outcome and avoid harsh penalties. The State of Illinois and the Federal Government seek severe penalties in prosecution of the war on drugs. It takes aggressive defense strategies and effective advocacy to properly represent you in court.
Our lawyers have successfully defended simple possession cases up to complex state and federal drug conspiracy cases. No matter what drug crime you are facing, rest assured that the attorneys at the Noll Law Office have the experience and skills required to handle your cannabis, cocaine, crack, heroin,marijuana, or methamphetamine case.
Search and Seizure: Did the police illegally search you, illegally search your vehicle, or illegally search your home?
Our criminal defense attorneys investigate all of the facts and law regarding your case. Our lawyers review all drug cases to determine whether the police searched you, searched your home or searched your vehicle in accordance with the law. In some cases, if the authorities did not follow the proper procedures, the court is required to dismiss the case. Do you believe that the authorities improperly searched your home, your vehicle, or your person? Contact one of our criminal defense attorneys today at (217) 414-8889 for a free initial consultation to discuss the facts of your case.
In addition to aggressive advocacy, our defense lawyers are familiar with alternative sentencing options available to help those accused of drug crimes. Under certain circumstances, individuals may qualify for first offender probation (1410 probation), TASC probation, drug court, and boot camp (impact incarceration). Do you believe you qualify for one of these programs? Contact one of our criminal defense lawyers today at (217) 414-8889 for a free initial consultation to discuss your options.
NOLL LAW OFFICE DRUG CASE RESULTS:
People v. N.L. (2015)
N.L. was charged with Possession with the Intent to Deliver a large amount of cocaine. N.L. was facing 6-30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Initially, N.L. hired a different law firm who recommended he plead guilty for a sentence of 7 years. In fact, the co-defendant of N.L. plead guilty under his attorney’s advice for 9 years in the Department of Corrections. After three years with his old attorney, N.L. hired the Noll Law Office. Within 2 months, our attorneys were able to get all of the charges against N.L. DISMISSED for INSUFFICIENT EVIDENCE.
People v. K.L. (2015)
K.L. was charged with Manufacture/Delivery of Heroin, a non-probationable Class 2 felony. The police allegedly saw a hand to hand transaction and the individual who claimed to have purchased the drugs was going to testify against K.L. K.L. was on parole after doing 7 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for a drug case. Our lawyers were able to negotiate a plea to Possession of a Controlled Substance,a CLass 4 felony. After a sentencing hearing, our lawyers were able to convince the judge that not only should K.L. not go to prison, the conviction for the present offense should be stricken from his record after successful completion of his probation. Ultimately, K.L. was given TASC Probation when he was facing 3-14 years in prison without the possibility of probation.
People v. A.A. (2015)
A.A. was charged in Macon County with Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver in Macon County. A.A. was a Yemeni national living in Decatur. He worked at a convenient store and was alleged to have possessed and sold synthetic cannabis (K-2) to a number of undercover police officers and informants. Not only did A.A. face potential prison time, but he also faced deportation based upon his immigration status. After significant legal research by our attorneys and our aggressive representation, all charges against AA were DISMISSED the eve before jury trial.
People v. A.J. (2013)
A.J. was arrested and charged with Manufacture/Delivery of Cannabis. He was questioned as he waited to board an Amtrak in Springfield. After he was asked what was in his bag, A.J. responded, “An ounce of weed.” The officer then took the bag and found 2 pounds of marijuana. Our defense lawyer filed a motion to suppress the evidence arguing that the officer illegally searched the bag and failed to obtain a warrant. The judge agreed and threw out all of the evidence. All charges were DISMISSED.
People v. J.O. (1999)
This was a state drug case. J.O. was pulled over on the side the highway(I-55) by Illinois State Police. Law enforcement searched the defendant’s vehicle and found 500 pounds of marijuana. Our office objected to the search in a pre-trial motion arguing that the search violated our client’s Fourth Amendment rights. The court granted our motion and the case was dismissed.
People v. L.W. (2005)
L.W. was charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver one half kilogram of cocaine in State Court. Our office investigation revealed that the facts upon which the search warrant was issued, namely drugs found in the trash, were fraudulent. This was presented to the court and the prosecution voluntarily dismissed the case. The offending officers were disciplined appropriately.
U.S.A. v. P.F. (2003)
P.F. was charged by federal authorities with a multimillion dollar drug ring involving automobiles with concealed compartments and massive quantities of cocaine. Our office represented P.F. in trial and all the way to the United States Supreme Court where a companion case was decided regarding the same issues as P.F. That companion, U.S. v. Booker, overturned the sentencing guidelines resulting in our client being resentenced to a fraction of his original sentence.
U.S.A. v. D.M. (1996)
D.M. was charged by federal authorities with a multi-count indictment for cocaine and crack distribution. The Defendant’s sentence under the sentencing guidelines was 30 years to life. D.M. received a 10 year sentence, the mandatory minimum, based upon the arguments of our office.
People v. C.W. (2011)
C.W. was charged with Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance. He was walking down the road and was searched by the police. Our office challenged the search with a pretrial motion. The court granted our motion. The case was dismissed. C.W. was facing 4-15 years in the Department of Corrections.
People v. A.C. (2013)
A.C. was charged with conspiracy to commit methamphetamine production and possession of methamphetamine precursor. Our office did an extensive pretrial investigation and filed a motion for speedy trial. A.C. was looking at a sentence of 12-60 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Based upon our investigation and aggressive trial strategy, we were able to negotiate a reduced sentence of 3 years in the Department of Corrections with a bootcamp recommendation. Our client served approximately 150 days of incarceration.
People v. J.M. (2013)
J.M. was charged with Manufacture/Delivery of Cannabis, a Class 1 felony. He was looking at 4-15 years in the Department of Corrections. The lawyers at the Noll Law Office obtained a probation plea for J.M. to a Class 2 felony. He was found with 9 pounds of marijuana.
People v. J.T. (2011)
Our client was charged with Cannabis Trafficking and looking at a minimum of 12 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Our lawyers proceeded to trial and J.T. was acquitted of Cannabis Trafficking.