Drug Charges

Work With an Attorney Knowledgeable in Drug-Related Cases

Standing Up For You When You Have Been Charged With A Drug Crime

In Hawaii, the government takes drug crimes seriously. If you have been arrested for a drug crime, talk to a criminal defense attorney who is on your side. Located in Honolulu, Hawaii, Rustam A. Barbee, Attorney at Law, handles federal and state drug cases related to many different kinds of drugs, including prescription drugs and narcotics.Rustam has successfully defended clients accused of felony and misdemeanor crimes, including charges of possession, possession with intent to distribute, and conspiracy or trafficking of the following:

  • Methamphetamine
  • Crystal meth
  • Marijuana
  • Prescription drugs
  • Cocaine
  • Ecstasy

Drug charges, even those involving only drug residue in a pipe, can be prosecuted as felonies in Hawaii. Sometimes there are mandatory minimum sentences and three-strikes laws in federal court. Federal court charges can involve conspiracies and can be prosecuted under racketeering statutes. Drug-related charges for money laundering and for property forfeiture are sometimes present.

It is important to hire a lawyer who knows the law. Rustam Barbee knows how to build a strong defense against drug charges and he does significant work challenging sentencing guidelines. He fights hard for you, challenging illegal searches and seizures, and arguing aggressively for you in court. He has years of experience both as a prosecutor and as a defense attorney, and will advocate zealously for you.

Contact Rustam A. Barbee As Soon As You Know You’re Being Investigated

If you are being investigated by the FBI, DEA or other law enforcement agencies, contact attorney Barbee to protect your rights. Contacting a lawyer as soon as you know you may be in trouble can strengthen your case. Rustam Barbee can talk with you about your legal rights and help ensure that you are taking the best actions to preserve them. Working with an attorney from day one also gives you time to gather evidence and prepare a strong defense.

Experienced Representation For Those With Federal Drug Charges

Sometimes, charges for money laundering and for property forfeiture are present in relation to drug charges. Federal drug charges can involve conspiracy and can be prosecuted under racketeering statutes (RICO). These charges sometimes have mandatory minimum sentences and three-strikes laws in federal court.If you are being investigated or have been arrested for federal crimes related to drug charges such as money laundering, racketeering or conspiracy, you need an experienced attorney on your side. Rustam A. Barbee, Attorney at Law, has handled these types of cases for over 25 years, and he is ready to fight for you.

What You Need To Know About Federal Drug Crimes

As government crackdowns and mandatory minimum sentences continue, a good lawyer may be the only thing between those indicted and a jail cell. Our attorneys are highly experienced trial lawyers who are qualified to represent you in a range of federal drug charges litigation, including:

  • Conspiracy
  • Money laundering
  • Racketeering under the RICO statute
  • Property forfeiture

If you are being investigated by the FBI, DEA or related government agency, it is important to retain an attorney experienced in handling these complex matters as soon as possible. There are actions to be taken now which can help protect your future freedoms.

Experienced And Strong Defense For Crimes Related To Drug Offenses

Rustam Barbee has years of experience both as a prosecutor and as a defense attorney. He will challenge illegal searches and seizures and zealously argue for you in court. He also does significant work challenging the sentencing guidelines used by Hawaii courts.