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Saugus is an Essex County town with a population of 26,078 and a total area of 11.8 square miles. Originally, Saugus contained Lynn, Lynnfield, Swampscott, Nahant, Wakefield and Reading, but modern day Saugus was incorporated as a town in 1815. Saugus is home to Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site, which was North America's first integrated ironworks. Saugus is divided into villages including: Cliftondale Square, North Saugus, East Saugus, Lynnhurst, Saugus Center, Oaklandvale, and Pleasant Hill. Route 1, with its string of retail centers, passes through Saugus. Lynn District Court serves Saugus as well as the communities of:

  • Lynn
  • Marblehead
  • Nahant
  • Swampscott

Charges involving drugs are among the most frequently brought charges in Saugus and throughout Massachusetts. The most commonly used drugs in our Commonwealth are heroin, cocaine, marijuana, and Oxycontin, and the most common drug charges are:

  • Possession
  • Possession with intent to distribute and distribution
  • Trafficking

Under our law, drugs are classified into five different categories, from Class A to Class E. With reference to the drugs mentioned above, heroin is considered a Class A drug, receiving the most severe treatment. Oxycontin and cocaine are in Class B. Marijuana is in Class D, receiving less severe treatment. Generally, the possible punishments that you'll face will depend on the classification and amount of the drugs and your criminal record. The potential penalties for drug crimes are harsh, and it is critical that every drug charge be taken seriously.

Having the representation of an experienced Massachusetts drug crimes attorney will create the strongest likelihood of beating your charge or minimizing your punishment. The first step in combating drug charges is to examine your arrest experience and the manner in which the evidence against you was obtained. A drug crimes lawyer will be attentive to any violations of your constitutional rights, and will stanchly guard those rights until your case is ultimately resolved.

Massachusetts Criminal Drug Defense Lawyer: 617-263-6800

Stephen Neyman is undoubtedly one of the best and brightest drug crimes attorneys that the Boston area has to offer. He successfully defends the criminally accused in Saugus and in every corner of the Commonwealth. With more than twenty years of experience in the field, Attorney Neyman has mastered the area of criminal law. Prior to opening his own practice, he practiced criminal defense in the San Francisco area and worked as a Los Angeles prosecutor. He knows how to strategize from every position and understands the workings of the criminal system from both sides of the courtroom. Attorney Neyman applies all of this expertise in an aggressive and diligent fashion to preserve his clients' freedoms.

If you have been charged with a drug crime in Saugus or in any other Massachusetts community, speak with a lawyer as soon as possible. Time as not on your side, and the sooner you receive sound legal advice, the better off you will be. To speak with Stephen Neyman, call the Law Offices of Stephen Neyman, P.C. at 617-263-6800 or contact us online. Our office encourages calls at any time of the day or night and seven days a week.