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Heroin Case Dismissed in Entirety Based on Bad Search

seaside heights NJ heroin lawyer Most people go down the jersey shore for a good time. For some people that means going down to Seaside Heights or Point Pleasant for a nice day on the boardwalk with the family. However, it has also become a popular destination for many others who travel to the shore for the weekend to party with drugs or alcohol. The local police are well aware of this fact and actively patrol the streets always on the look-out for illegal activities and drug use. Our office recently defended a client ...

Read More September 12, 2018

The Rules of Stopping and Searching a Car in New Jersey

Charged after a Car Search? Call our Experienced Ocean County Criminal Defense Lawyers Charged with a Crime after a Search of my Car Freedom is possibly the most central value of American life. The right to have autonomy in our movement, liberty in our choices, and protection of our privacy are closely held freedoms, protected by the U.S. Constitution, with certain limitations. These constitutional protections extend to drivers and impact law enforcement’s ability to stop and search a vehicle in New Jersey and across the United States. If you drive a car in the state of New ...

Read More September 3, 2018

Criminal Mischief Charges in Barnegat

Criminal Mischief in Barnegat NJ Charged with Criminal Mischief in Barnegat Township While the term “criminal mischief” may bring up images of mischievous kids throwing toilet paper in trees, the penalties for this offense in New Jersey can include up to 5 years of imprisonment, depending on the value of the property damage. Like other police departments in the Ocean County area, authorities in Barnegat, New Jersey take criminal mischief and graffiti on property extremely seriously. In the last several weeks, the word ...

Read More August 23, 2018

Lakehurst Drug Charges for Ecstasy, Percocet, Marijuana after Traffic Stop

Charged with Drugs in Lakehurst NJ Lakehurst is a relatively small borough in Ocean County, New Jersey. Nevertheless, it is highly patrolled area particularly because the main roadway through the borough, New Jersey Route 70, connects to Route 37 on the west side and Route 547 to the north. Since officers from the local police department and New Jersey State Police are very active in the Lakehurst area, traffic stops and resulting charges for drugs and other criminal offenses are extremely ...

Read More August 8, 2018

Is New Jersey Legalizing Marijuana?

Possession of Weed Attorneys in Toms River, NJ Recently, some policy changes in the enforcement of marijuana charges have occurred in the state of New Jersey, prompting some to wonder whether New Jersey is on the path to legalizing marijuana. However, while New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has expressed his support for the legalization of marijuana, no such legislation has been passed. Currently, the new policy changes can at best be described as a trend towards decriminalization. If you ...

Read More August 2, 2018

Juvenile Criminal Charges after Curfew in New Jersey

Juvenile Charges at the Jersey Shore In New Jersey, many municipalities set a summer curfew for juveniles, prohibiting them from being out past a certain time without an adult. As you might expect, many municipalities at the Jersey Shore have enacted curfews to restrict minors from being out late at night. There are currently 10 municipalities in Ocean County with curfews that are strictly enforced by local police. Typically, curfews begin around 10 pm and last until 5 am. If your juvenile son or daughter breaks the curfew law ...

Read More July 25, 2018

Criminal Charges at Jenkinson’s Point Pleasant Beach

Criminal Charges in Point Pleasant, New Jersey Charged at Jenkinson's Boardwalk or Beach Bar? At the Jersey Shore, Jenkinsons's Boardwalk and Jenk's Beach Bar are iconic spots to have a good time in the summer. Offering live music, cold drinks, and of course sand and sun, Jenkinson's Beach Bar is located at 300 Ocean Avenue in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey. The Beach Bar is situated on Jenkinson's Board Walk, which has lots of family activities like mini golf, rides, arcade games, and ...

Read More July 20, 2018

Jackson NJ Eluding Police Suspect Dies while Fleeing on Motorcycle

Eluding Police Attorney in Jackson Twp NJ If you have been charged with eluding police in Jackson, NJ, contact the Ocean County criminal defense lawyers at Proetta & Oliver for a free consultation. Call (848) 238-2100 today. Eluding a police officer is a very common charge in Ocean County, as there are major roadways throughout the area traveled by residents and visitors at all hours of the day and night. Last Thursday night, a young man in Jackson Township, New Jersey was killed on his motorcycle after hitting another vehicle ...

Read More July 11, 2018

Criminal Charges for Refusal to Leave a Bar in NJ

Charges at a Bar Lawyer Near Me Can I be Charged for Refusing to Leave a Bar in New Jersey? You were at a bar, had one drink too many—or more, and were asked to leave, but refused. In the light of day, you may regret some of those choices, particularly if you have been charged with one or more criminal offenses. Hopefully, you're reading this article before you find yourself in that situation and have an opportunity to learn about some of the potential criminal charges that can stem from your refusal to leave a bar. If ...

Read More July 4, 2018

DWI Checkpoints in New Jersey

Toms River DWI Checkpoint Lawyer Arrested for DWI at a Sobriety Checkpoint in Ocean County? Most people know that driving while intoxicated (DWI) is a serious offense in New Jersey. If you operate a motor vehicle and your blood alcohol content (BAC) is at or above the legal limit, you are at risk of being arrested and charged with DUI. There are multiple ways in which police find drunk drivers in New Jersey, one of which is sobriety checkpoints. DWI checkpoints are extremely common in Ocean County, especially in the ...

Read More June 28, 2018

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