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15 04, 2015

DUI Lawyers in Weehawken NJ

By |April 15th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

Criminal Defense Lawyers in Weehawken New Jersey
A conviction for driving while intoxicated in Weehawken, New Jersey can have very devastating effect on your life.  Although a DWI, DUI, Refusal or even DWI in school zone is considered a traffic offense in New Jersey, many feel that the ramifications if convicted are more severe then some criminal offenses. Driving while intoxicated offenses are considered enhanceable […]

14 04, 2015

DUI Lawyers in Jersey City, NJ

By |April 14th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

Jersey City NJ Criminal Defense Attorneys
The Jersey City Municipal Court, which is located at 365 Summit Ave in Jersey City is one of the busiest Municipal Court in the entire State. They have original jurisdiction over all disorderly, petty disorderly persons offenses (misdemeanor) and traffic matters, which includes driving while intoxicated and driving under the influence charges. One of the most popular offenses issued […]

10 04, 2015

11 1/2 Grams of Cocaine Found in Routine Traffic Stop Near Holland Tunnel

By |April 10th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

Cocaine Possession Defense Lawyers in Jersey City NJ
The team of Jersey City cocaine possession defense attorneys at the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall fully understand what a drug conviction can do your future. Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10a(1), possession of cocaine is either a first, second, third degree felony. The quantity of cocaine seized at the time of your arrest will dictate what degree you are charged with. Typically, a cocaine possession charge will be a third degree felony, which means the Defendant must have possessed less than 1/2 ounce of cocaine at the time of their arrest.  With that being said, if a Defendant is charged with either a first or second degree cocaine possession offense, they will almost certainly be charged with possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute or distribution of cocaine as well. If you have been charged with possessing cocaine in Jersey City, North Bergen, Bayonne, Secaucus or Hoboken, it is imperative that you speak to an experienced Hudson County, NJ cocaine possession defense lawyer immediately about your options. Our attorneys are available 24/7 to help assist you in any way possible. We can be reached at 201.309.1800. In addition, if you would like to do some further research on cocaine possession charges, please checkout our Jersey City cocaine possession practice series. Now here is a recent article about a Defendant who was caught possessing more then a half ounce of cocaine in Jersey City.

11 1/2 Grams of Cocaine Found During Traffic Stop in Jersey City
It appears that a routine license plate scan lead to the seizure of about 11 1/2 grams of cocaine in Jersey City last week. According to the reports, a Port Authority police officer was conducting a routine licenses plate scan when he became alerted that a vehicle’s inspection sticker was past due. Based on that hit, the officer pulled over the Defendant’s vehicle to further inquire. When the officer ran the driver’s credentials he learned that he had several active warrants out for his arrest. During the process, the officer became aware of an overwhelming smell of marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. As a result, the officer asked the passenger, a seventeen year old, to step outside the vehicle. Once she stepped out, she removed 11 1/2 grams of cocaine and a small amount of marijuana from her crotch. The teenager informed the officer that the driver was in fact the one who possessed the drugs and that once he was being pulled over he handed her the drugs and demanded she place them down her pants.  […]

6 04, 2015

Port Authority Police Charge Carteret Resident with DWI in Weehawken NJ

By |April 6th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

DWI Defense Attorneys in Weehawken New Jersey
With the Holland Tunnel located right in the heart of Weehawken, there should be no surprise that driving while intoxicated / driving under the influence is one of the most popular charges issued by the Weehawken Police Department. In addition, most defendants charged with DWI’s in Weehawken also find themselves facing driving while intoxicated in school zone charges as well. […]

3 04, 2015

North Bergen Man Arrested and Charged with Burglary

By |April 3rd, 2015|blog|0 Comments

Robbery Lawyers serving North Bergen, NJ
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:15-2, robbery can be either a first or second degree felony depending on the facts of the case.  On a second degree felony, a Defendant can be sentenced anywhere between five-ten years in State Prison. Conversely, on a first degree felony, a Defendant can be sentenced anywhere between ten-twenty years in State Prison. To matters worse, robbery, irrespective of the degree, falls under the No Early Release Act (NERA). NERA in essence requires a Defendant to serve at least 85% of their sentence before they can become eligible for parole. Just so you understand the difference between a NERA sentence and a typical flat sentence, on a flat sentence a Defendant will most likely serve 1/3 of their sentence before they can become eligible for parole. If you have been charged with robbery in North Bergen, Jersey City, Hoboken, Bayonne or elsewhere in Hudson County, it is imperative that you hire the assistance of an experienced Hudson County criminal defense firm. The team of North Bergen robbery defense lawyers on staff at the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall has the experience and skill set required to fight to protect your freedom. If you would like to discuss your options with any one of the eight North Bergen robbery defense lawyers on staff, please contact our Jersey City office at 201.309.1800. In addition, if you would like to review some more information on the offense of robbery in Hudson County, please checkout our Hudson County robbery practice series by clicking the link. Now here is an article about a North Bergen resident who is accused of attempting to rob another individual after he burglarized their home.

North Bergen Resident Accused of Burglarizing and Robbing a home in the Borough
Based on the reports released thus far, a twenty-four year old male from North Bergen is accused of entering another individual’s home in the Borough in an attempt to burglarize the home. The Defendant was allegedly carrying a rifle at the time of the alleged burglary. When the Defendant entered said home, he was meet by the homeowner. The homeowner was able to escape the Defendant and call 911. When police arrived on scene the Defendant had already fled. However, based on the description given by the homeowner, the Defendant was soon located and taken into custody.  […]

21 03, 2015

Defiant Trespassing, Theft & Drug Paraphernalia Charges Issued in Hoboken, New Jersey

By |March 21st, 2015|Theft|0 Comments

Hoboken NJ Theft Defense Attorneys
The team of Hoboken, New Jersey theft defense lawyers on staff at the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall fully understand what a criminal conviction for theft can do to your life. A criminal conviction, whether it be a felony or disorderly persons offense (misdemeanor) can prevent you from getting a meaningful job, accepted into your dream university or obtain certain professional licenses. Theft of moveable property can be either a second, third or fourth degree felony or even a disorderly persons offense (misdemeanor) depending on the facts of the case. For more information on what separates a second degree felony theft charge from a disorderly persons offense theft charge, please checkout our Hoboken, New Jersey theft practice series. In addition, if you would like to discuss your options with any one of the Hoboken, New Jersey criminal defense lawyers on staff at the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall, please contact our Jersey City office directly at (201) 309-1800. Our attorneys can be reached 24/7 to help in any way possible. Now here is an article about a Defendant who is accused of stealing from a Church’s poor box in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Defiant Trespassing & Theft Charges Issued in Hoboken, New Jersey
According to the facts released thus far, a church worker was allegedly able to observe the Defendant take an undisclosed amount of cash from the church’s poor box late Thursday evening. The worker was able to observe the Defendant commit the theft by watching a surveillance camera that was set up inside the church. Other co-workers were able to stop the Defendant prior to him being able to leave the church with the money. He apparently immediately admitted to theft. […]

14 03, 2015

DWI & Prescription Drug Possession Charges Issued in Jersey City, NJ

By |March 14th, 2015|DWI|0 Comments

Driving while Intoxicated Defense Attorneys in Jersey City, NJ
The driving while intoxicated defense lawyers on staff at the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall have the experience and qualifications to successfully protect your freedom. Our attorneys fully understand what a conviction for DWI in Jersey City or elsewhere in Hudson County can do to one’s life. The penalties for a DUI conviction in New Jersey drastically change if a Defendant has prior convictions for DUI/DWI or the offense occurs within a school zone or if an accident occurs. For more information on driving under the influence charges in New Jersey, including the applicable penalties if convicted and what exactly the prosecution must prove beyond a reasonable doubt, please checkout our Jersey City DUI practice series by clicking the link. In addition, if you would like to set up a free initial consultation, please contact our Jersey City office directly at (201) 309-1800. Our lawyers are available 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. Now here is an article about a women who was charged with DUI and possession of prescription drugs in Jersey City.

Defendant Arrested & Charged with DWI & Possession of Prescription Drugs in Jersey City
It appears a concerned citizens tipped off the Port Authority Police Department that a suspected DWI driver was making her way through the Holland Tunnel this week. According to the reports, the concerned citizen informed the police that a women driving through the tunnel was bumping off the curbs and failing to maintain her lane. Once the Defendant exited the tunnel, the police immediately observed the Defendant stop in the middle of traffic for no apparent reason. Based on the tip and the officer’s observation, they pulled over the Defendant. The Defendant was put through several field sobriety tests, which she failed and as a result she was arrested. A search incident to arrest revealed that the women had an open bottle of vodka, 223 Tramadol and 31 Lorazepram pills located inside her car as well. The Defendant was arrested and charged with DWI, reckless driving, two counts of possession of prescription drugs and possession of a open container of alcohol inside a motor vehicle.  […]

5 03, 2015

Terroristic Threats & Aggravated Assault Charges issued in West New York, NJ

By |March 5th, 2015|Terroristic Threats|0 Comments

Terroristic Threats Lawyers in West New York, New Jersey
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:12-3, terroristic threats is a felony offense. Since it is a third degree felony, if convicted, a Defendant could be sentenced up five years in a New Jersey State Prison and fined up to $15,000. For more information on the offense of terroristic threats, please checkout our West New York terroristic threats practice series by clicking the link. If you or someone you know has been charged with terroristic threats in West New York or elsewhere in Hudson County, it is imperative that you seek the assistance of an experienced criminal defense attorney. Here at the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall, we have over 100 years of combined experience on staff, including over twenty-five years of prior prosecuting experience. If you would like to set up a consultation with any one of the eight West New York criminal defense lawyers on staff, please contact our Jersey City office directly at (201) 309-1800. Our Hudson County, NJ terroristic threats defense lawyers are available 24/7 to answer any questions that you might have and as always our initial consultations are always free. Now here is an article about a West New York resident who was charged with terroristic threats, aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon following a dispute with one of his roommates.

West New York Man Charged with Terroristic Threats & Aggravated Assault Following Argument with Roommate
According to the reports, a West New York man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threats, possession of weapon for unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon. It appears the charges stem from an incident between the Defendant and his roommate. It is unclear at this time what spawned the argument but it is alleged that the Defendant lunged at his roommate with a kitchen knife.  […]

16 02, 2015

Burglary & Theft Charges Loom for Suspect(s) in the Missing Checkers ATM

By |February 16th, 2015|Theft|0 Comments

Theft Defense Lawyers in Jersey City, New Jersey
The team of theft defense lawyers on staff at the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall have the experience and skill set required to successfully defend your rights. The offense of theft in New Jersey can be either a second, third, fourth degree felony or even a disorderly persons offense (misdemeanor). What will separate a second degree […]

11 02, 2015

Heroin Distribution Charges Issued in Bayonne NJ

By |February 11th, 2015|Heroin Possession|0 Comments

Heroin Possession Defense Lawyers in Bayonne New Jersey
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10, unlawful possession of heroin is a third degree felony in New Jersey. Which means, if convicted of possessing heroin in Bayonne or elsewhere in Hudson County, a Defendant could be sentenced up to five (5) years in a New Jersey State Prison and fined up to $35,000. However, depending on the Defendant’s prior criminal record and the circumstances surrounding the arrest, the Defendant may be eligible for the Pretrial Intervention Program (PTI). For more information on the unlawful possession of heroin, please checkout our Bayonne, New Jersey heroin possession practice series. Furthermore, if you would like to discuss your options with any one of the eight Bayonne, NJ heroin possession on staff at the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall, please contact our Jersey City office directly at (201) 309-1800. Now here is an article about two Bayonne men who were arrested and charged with possession of heroin and distribution of heroin.

Two Bayonne, NJ Men Arrested & Charged with the Unlawful Possession of Heroin
Bayonne police officers were conduct regular foot patrol when the noticed what appeared to be a drug transaction taking place. It appears from the reports, that once the officers were spotted, one of the Defendant’s took off on foot and the other, who was sitting in a car, sped off. At this point in time the officers split up as well. Both Defendant’s were eventually apprehended and both were determined to be in possession heroin and cash. The driver of the car was apprehended and charged with possession of heroin, possession of heroin with the intent to distribute within 500 feet of a public park and distribution of heroin. The Defendant was also charged with the unlawful possession of heroin and possession of heroin with the intent to distribute within 500 feet of a public park as well. Both Defendant’s were taken to the Hudson County Jail and issued a $75,000 cash only bail.  […]