Federal Drug Crime Laws and Consequences


The Rivera Law Office, located in Olathe, KS, represents federal defendants who have been charged or arrested with drug crimes in Kansas. Vincent Rivera is a trial lawyer with the experience and ability to represent clients facing charges including:

  • Drug trafficking
  • Drug possession
  • Drug possession with intent to sell
  • Sale of controlled substances
  • Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute
  • Possession of pre-cursor chemicals (i.e., meth)
  • Manufacture¬†

In drug-related federal offenses, mandatory minimums can be enforced if federal law is implicated, when a defendant manufactures, sells, imports/exports, traffic, or cultivate illegal controlled substances across state boundaries or national borders.

A mandatory minimum is a federally regulated minimum sentence for offenses of certain drugs.

Federal Mandatory Drug Sentencing grid