Former Drug Crimes Prosecutor for Johnston County
North Carolina Drug Possession & Trafficking Defense Lawyer
Not all drug charges will result in the same penalties if you are convicted. The lawyer you hire to represent you can make the difference between a minimum sentence or years in prison.
Attorney Patrick Roberts is a former Johnston County felony drug prosecutor. He was also the drug treatment court prosecutor in New Hanover County. Today, that experience is on your side. We know how prosecutors prepare drug cases, and we know which defense strategies are effective.
At Roberts Law Group, PLLC, we have extensive trial experience in cases where people are charged with drug crimes in courts throughout central North Carolina. Before opening our criminal defense law firm, attorney Patrick Roberts served as a prosecutor in three North Carolina counties. In fact, he was exclusively assigned to prosecute felony drug charges when working for the Johnston County District Attorney's office. Today, we put that experience on your side and at your service. We have successfully helped hundreds of people get the best possible outcome for themselves and their families after being charged with drug possession or on other narcotics charges.
Experienced Drug Crimes Trial Attorney in Three North Carolina Counties
- Marijuana possession charges
- Cocaine possession and distribution
- Possession with intent to sell and deliver
- Drug trafficking
- Conspiracy to traffic
- Cultivation and manufacturing
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Distributing drugs to minors
Hire a criminal defense attorney who truly understands the criminal justice system. Contact us today.
Maryland vs. M.W.
Charge: Attempted Distribution of Controlled Dangerous Substance (Two Counts), Drug Possession
Facing: 44 years
Result: Jury Trial - Not Guilty
Two officers testified at this jury trial. Inconsistencies elicited on the cross examination of the officers established that the Government did not do enough to prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt.
Maryland vs. R.B.
Charge: Attempted Distribution of Controlled Dangerous Substance (Two Counts), Drug Possession (Two Counts)
Facing: 44 years
Result: Jury Trial - Acquittal Motion Granted & Not Guilty
This defendant was charged with dealing cocaine to multiple buyers. Cross examination elicited that only one officer witnessed the transactions, witnessed the hidden stash, and made the arrest. This officer had prior history of negative interaction with the defendant. The defendant did not testify. The jury returned a verdict of not guilty on all counts.