A 29 yrs Wt Fem in Sarasota, FL: Traff 4G Heroin, Poss w/intent 2sell 10cts, 1ct Pot 2sell, Aggv assult (gun) w/intent, tress?
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I don't know if you have given us the charges from the formal charging document called the "Information" or not. Therefore it is hard to tell you exactly what she is looking at as a sentence. However, besides the statutory max for each of these cases she is also facing minimum mandatory sentences for some of them as well. There are also sentencing enhancements if she is charged with the use of a firearm during any of these offenses. Don't post anymore details. Hire an attorney quickly.
Unarmed trafficking = 30 yrs.
PWID = 15 yrs x 10 counts = 150 yrs.
PWID MJ = 5 - 15 yrs (not sure based on proffer)
Agg Trespass = 5 yrs
Looks like somewhere between 190 - 200 years to me.
With all due respect, your question is irrelevant. She's in the deepest of trouble (and I've not even brought the firearm into the calculus) and needs a lawyer yesterday.
There's nothing more that I can tell you. She may or may not enjoy viable defenses to the charges, affirmative or otherwise, or there may be factual, legal, procedural or substantive mechanisms by which to attack and beat the charges in her unique case, I do not know and the forum to find out is NOT on line.
The best way for HER to get competent advise is going to be for HER to consult with an experienced and local criminal defense lawyer who can follow-up on HER information with questions of her/his own, as well as review the police reports and whatever evidence that SHE may provide and then offer an informed opinion.
Still, I hope that I have been helpful in answering your question.
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The information leaves out a lot of unanswered questions that would help to answer the question. If she does not already have an attorney she need to hire one now.