Drug transportation for sale (or Drug Mule)
These charges can be very serious and can escalate from state to Federal courts very quickly. If you transport drugs, regardless of distance or method of travel, you can be charged with drug transportation. Transporting across multiple county lines or state lines can increase the punishment and increase the likelihood of your case being picked up by Federal prosecutors.
Penalties for Drug Transportation for Sale
California believes transportation of drugs is a more serious risk to the public than possession. It is punished by either:
- One year in jail and probation
- Three to five years in prison and a fines up to $20,000