Drugs and Narcotics

Whether representing a person charged with possession of drugs or controlled substances, or whether defending a person charged with felonies under the Maryland Criminal Code, M. Dean Jenkins has 46 years of defense of such charges in the Maryland State Courts. This includes over 45 jury trials. These charges can range from simple possession of drugs and controlled dangerous substances, to distributing them or possessing them in sufficient quantity to indicate an intent to sell. These latter type charges are felonies and can carry significant prison sentences.

M. Dean Jenkins has represented many clients charged under the Maryland Drug Laws in both District Court and Circuit Court and in jury trials.

In order to successfully defend clients charged under the Maryland drug and narcotic laws, the lawyer must possess an intimate knowledge of the criminal laws in this area and a complete command of the facts. The law of search and seizure, including traffic stops of vehicles, is necessary to a successful defense in many drug cases.

In many cases the outcome will depend on pretrial motions filed and litigated regarding the legality of the police conduct and police investigation of the case. You will need a lawyer with experience and dedication who will thoroughly prepare your case. That is the key to a successful defense. In some cases, negotiations can be made to achieve an acceptable outcome.

The most important decision you will have to make if facing these charges is the choice of the lawyer to represent you in these very difficult and complex cases.

Located in the Law Offices of
Ayres, Jenkins, Gordy & Almand, P.A.

If you are accused of a criminal offense, or, if you are a suspect in a criminal investigation, by far the most important decision you will make is the selection of the lawyer to represent you.

- M. Dean Jenkins -