When you are facing a drug crime charge, many different Michigan drug enforcement teams and U.S. federal agencies will be working to build a case against you. Grabel & Associates has extensive experience protecting Michigan clients in drug crime cases against the DEA, FDA, state narcotic enforcement teams, and more, and our team of criminal defense attorneys will continuously protect your rights throughout every stage of your case. The aggressive investigative tactics utilized by state and federal authorities in Michigan drug possession, distribution, or manufacture cases can be daunting, and our attorneys will help you boldly fight back against wrongful conviction. Contact our MI drug crime defense law firm today and fight for your freedom.
Earning a great result in a drug crime case may seem impossible, especially with police, prosecutors, agencies, and drug enforcement teams all working against you. Your greatest strength in a drug crime case is teaming up with a knowledgeable attorney who has experience protecting clients from federal and state drug enforcement agencies in Michigan. Contact Grabel & Associates immediately if you are under investigation for a drug crime or if you have been charged with possession, trafficking, cultivation, or any other charge.
In the state of Michigan, drug crimes are taken extremely seriously. Whether you face drug possession, drug dealing, illegal narcotic trafficking, cultivation of an illegal substance, or manufacture of drugs charges, you will have to face aggressive investigation and accusations from many different state agencies. In addition to your local county Sherriff’s office, or city police department, you may have to deal with the Michigan Department of Corrections and the Michigan State Police. The Michigan Department of Corrections oversees prisons statewide, and handles probation and parole for drug crime convicts. The Michigan State Police is a force throughout the state’s 83 counties, and state troopers have authority in drug crime cases throughout MI.
State drug enforcement teams will be directly involved in drug crime investigations, and will be working to gather evidence against you in your case. Our attorneys have experience working in pre-file and investigative stages of criminal cases and can work with you to help you avoid harsh criminal penalties. State drug enforcement teams throughout Michigan are listed below:
WEMET (West Michigan Enforcement Team) – WEMET is responsible for drug crime investigations in Muskegon, Ottawa, and Allegan Counties.
FANG (Flint Area Narcotics Group) – FANG investigates crime throughout Genesee County, targeting low to mid-level narcotic dealers in efforts to find high level offenders or organizations.
HUNT (Huron Undercover Narcotics Team) – HUNT investigates all drug sale and distribution levels in Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency, and Presque Isle Counties.
MAGNET (Mid Michigan Area Group Narcotics Enforcement Team) – MAGNET is an undercover drug crime investigation team working throughout Gratiot and Shiawassee Counties.
MET (Metropolitan Enforcement Team) - This drug enforcement team is broken up into the Suburban Team, investigating street drug dealers and mid-level narcotic distributors, and the Conspiracy Team, targeting high level drug trafficking individuals and organizations.
SANE (Straits Area Narcotics Enforcement) – SANE investigates drug crime in Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Emmet, Luce, Mackinac, and Ostego Counties.
SSCENT (State, Sheriffs, Chiefs Enforcement Narcotics Team) – This drug crime team is made up of six sworn officers, working throughout Lake, Manistee, Mason, and Oceana Counties.
STING (Strike Team Investigative Narcotics Group) – STING is a narcotics team operating throughout Crawford, Iosco, Ogemaw, Oscoda, and Roscommon Counties, along with the city of AuGres.
TNT (Traverse Narcotics Team) – TNT operates as two separate teams, the North and South team. The North Team, based out of Traverse City, works with drug crime in Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, and Leelanu Counties. The South Team, working out of Cadillac, works throughout Missaukee, Osceola, and Wexford Counties. An Interdiction Officer also works throughout all 8 counties out of the Traverse City office.
TNU (Thumb Narcotics Unit) – TNU works in Huron, Lapeer, Sanilac, and Tuscola Counties and is staffed by 11 different state agencies.
SWET (Southwest Enforcement Team) – SWET works throughout Southwest MI in drug crime cases, serving Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph, and Van Buren Counties.
Tri-County Metro Narcotics Section – This drug enforcement squad serves Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties, investigating all levels of drug dealing with an emphasis on mid and upper level trafficking, both on the street and at the conspiracy level.
UPSET (Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team) – UPSET works in street narcotic cases throughout Alger, Baraga, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, and Schoolcraft Counties.
CMET (Central Michigan Enforcement Team) – CMET is a drug enforcement team governed by the state police force, serving Ionia, Montcalm, Mecosta, and Newaygo Counties.
BAYANET (Bay Area Narcotics Enforcement Team) – BAYANET is a Michigan street level drug enforcement team, serving Cay, Clare, Gladwin, Isabella, Midland, and Saginaw Counties.
These agencies work with local police forces, sheriff’s offices, the Michigan State Police, and Federal Agencies in order to convict drug dealers, and drug crime organization leaders.
Federal agencies work in conjunction with local enforcement teams and forces to investigate drug crime throughout Michigan. Some federal agencies involved in drug crime cases are listed below:
DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) – The DEA works to enforce narcotic laws throughout the United States, and convict persons involved in drug crime organizations, grow-ops, drug manufacturing, and distribution of illegal substances in Michigan.
ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives) – The ATF is responsible for criminal investigations involving firearms, and work to reduce violent crime, sometimes investigating drug crime cases in Michigan along with other agencies and task forces.
FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) – The FDA is directly involved in drug approval, drug safety, and regulations concerning drugs throughout Michigan and the U.S.A.
Asset Forfeiture Program – In certain drug crime cases, the government can take your possessions that are determined to have been gained through drug crime or drug crime profits. The Asset Forfeiture Program removes the profits of criminal activity in efforts to dismantle criminal organizations.
Call our law firm toll free from anywhere in Michigan at 1-800-342-7896 to protect yourself from criminal enforcement agencies or drug crime task forces. An experienced case analyst is available 24/7 to speak with you concerning your drug crime investigation or charges, and we will immediately begin working with you to fight against criminal conviction. You can also contact us online and ask to set up a free consultation with experienced trial lawyer Scott Grabel. Contact Grabel & Associates now for aggressive defense in possession, distribution, cultivation, or manufacture cases throughout Michigan’s 83 counties.