Gun Possession and Federal Drug Crimes

Federal Possession of Firearm Charge Defense

People convicted of a federal felony drug crime or another federal felony offense will lose their right to carry a firearm. Additionally, those caught using a firearm in conjunction with another crime face aggravated penalties. If you have been arrested and charged with a federal gun possession crime, it is important you talk with an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.

At the Roberts Law Group, PLLC, in Raleigh, North Carolina, we understand the seriousness of your situation. We will fight aggressively to have your charges reduced or dismissed and to minimize your penalties as much as we can. Contact our law office to speak with an experienced federal crime defense lawyer about your situation.

U.S. v. E.A. Our client was indicted in federal court and pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. We were able to reduce the potential sentence from 14 to 16 years in prison to 65 months. Read more about our proven results in difficult cases.

Our Experience Makes the Difference

At the Roberts Law Group, PLLC, we handle federal firearm and drug cases throughout North Carolina. Attorney Patrick Roberts is a former Assistant District Attorney who has prosecuted felony drug crimes. Our insight and experience help us build strong and effective defense strategies that protect our clients' rights and futures.

We can handle a variety of federal firearms and drug crimes charges, including:

  • Use of a firearm to obtain drugs
  • Use of a firearm to threaten or coerce another person to participate in a drug crime
  • Possession of a firearm following a federal felony conviction

Contact Roberts Law Group, PLLC, Today

Possession of a firearm in conjunction with a federal crime carries mandatory minimum sentences — often several years in prison. Don't take chances. Hire an experienced federal firearms lawyer right away. Schedule a free initial consultation with us by calling our Raleigh office toll free at 866-630-2389 to make an appointment.

U.S. vs. J.R.
Charge: Mail Fraud (9 Counts), Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud
Facing: Three years in prison
Result: One year, One day

Our client was convicted of nine counts of mail fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud. The government alleged that our client fraudulently obtained more than $115,000 from her former employer. At the sentencing hearing, the Judge granted our motion for a downward departure, sentencing our client to one year and one day. The government had asked the judge to sentence our client to several years.