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Interstate Drug Trafficking

Polk County Drug Charges Lawyer

Federal drug trafficking charges may be brought against people suspected of trafficking drugs across state lines for the purpose of selling the drugs or intent to distribute. In Des Moines, Iowa, lawyer Dean Stowers of the Stowers & Nelsen works diligently to protect the rights of those accused of federal drug trafficking charges.

If you or a loved one has been charged with drug trafficking, take immediate action to protect your future by calling the Stowers & Nelsen at 1- to schedule a consultation with a drug trafficking attorney. You can also contact us online and we will be in touch with you promptly.


Drug trafficking charges are most commonly brought in Iowa federal court for trafficking the following drugs:

  • Marijuana
  • Cocaine
  • Methamphetamines

As a trial lawyer, Mr. Stowers has tried argued more than 40 cases at the federal appellate level and tried countless cases before the federal district court in Iowa. He works aggressively for his clients to protect against the consequences of a federal criminal charge, which include jail time, fines and probation.


I-35 and I-80 are the major expressways through Iowa where drug traffickers are stopped by officers. As part of preparing an aggressive defense against drug trafficking charges, attorney Stowers will investigate the validity of the car stop. If an officer lacked probable cause to justify the stop, the charges may be dropped. He will also research the search and seizure of any drugs or paraphernalia found in your car to ensure that your Constitutional rights are fully protected.

After being charged with a federal drug trafficking charge in Iowa, you need a lawyer who will stand up for you in negotiations with the prosecutor and also in the courtroom if the case goes to trial. Contact the Stowers & Nelsen to schedule a consultation to discuss your criminal defense today.

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