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Wanted Man Attempts to Elude Police, Found in Possession of Cocaine

By The Law Office of John J. Fox  Aug. 23, 2013 11:28a

A man wanted on felony warrants reportedly tried to elude sheriff's deputies in San Antonio recently. Deputies had spotted the man's car on Highway 90 at around 2:00 in the morning on a recent night when the chase began. The driver was wanted on seven felony warrants. The suspect refused to pull over and attempted to speed away from the deputies. The man turned off the highway and began speeding through a neighborhood near Nogalitos Street. He tried to get back to Highway 90 but additional units had been called to the scene by the pursuing deputies and he was forced to stop when deputies in a K-9 unit vehicle rammed the side of the man's car. Deputies took him into custody and conducted a search of his car where they reportedly found cocaine. Additional charges were brought against the unnamed suspect after the incident. Besides the seven felonies he was previously wanted for, charges of felony cocaine possession (possession of a large amount of cocaine) and felony evading police have been brought against him. Are you in need of tough felony defense? Get the help of a skilled criminal defense lawyer immediately to make sure your rights are protected!

About Cocaine Possession Charges

Drug charges concerning cocaine mean that "Penalty Group 1" charges can be brought against the person accused of possession, dealing, distributing, trafficking or sales of this drug. Other narcotics in this category are heroin and methamphetamine. Even minimum sentencing for possession of fairly small amounts of a Penalty Group 1 drug can mean two years in prison and $10,000 in fines. Possession of 400 grams or more could result in a life sentence if a conviction is obtained.

Drug Crime Defense Attorney in San Antonio

You need an aggressive defense attorney on your side right away if you have been charged with a drug offense in San Antonio. Prosecutors work energetically to get a conviction in drug crime cases so you need someone who will work even harder to get a positive result in your case. A defender on our committed team at the Law Office of John J. Fox may be able to help you with your case. We are well versed in handling drug crime cases including those involving possession, distribution, manufacturing, cultivation and others. We have obtained successful outcomes in matters with charges concerning cocaine, meth, heroine, marijuana, Ecstasy, crack and illegal prescription drugs. Don't hesitate to contact our firm to schedule a free initial consultation today.

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