Being charged with a gang offense is scary, but you can stand your ground with the help of a Delaware County based gang offenses attorney.
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania takes gang offenses seriously and will often serve harsher punishments to defendants who are convicted crimes that are deemed to be gang related than to defendants who are convicted of similar crimes that are not gang related. If you have been charged with a crime and it is being considered by law enforcement to be part of gang activity, you are under serious threat.
Common Gang Offenses In Pennsylvania
Below are some of the more common gang offenses that are prosecuted in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania:
- Drug offenses
Any crime can be considered gang related if there is substantial evidence that links you to a street gang.
How To Defend Yourself Against Gang Offense Charges With The Assistance Of A Gang Offenses Attorney From Delaware County
If law enforcement believes that the crime you allegedly committed was for the benefit of a gang, you could receive an exceptionally harsh punishment and will likely be ordered to spend time behind bars. It is imperative that you contact a seasoned criminal defense attorney who specializes in the defense of gang related offenses.
At the Law Firm of Schrom & Shaffer, P.C., we have had proven experience and success in defending clients against gang charges. In most cases, we were able to get the charges against our clients reduced or cleared completely. We would like to do the same for you.