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Extreme Risk Protective Orders vs. Gun Rights

Need a Lawyer for Extreme Risk Protection Order Toms River NJ Extreme Risk Protective Orders vs. Gun Rights Extreme Risk Protective Order Attorney in Ocean County, NJ The right to bear arms is protected by the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, but there are limitations and restrictions on this right in certain circumstances. One such example is extreme risk protective orders in New Jersey, referred to in the public discourse as red flag laws. In 2018, New Jersey lawmakers made the state’s already-tough gun laws even tougher by passing the ...

Read More September 22, 2021

Having a Gun from Another State in Ocean County NJ

Arrested for Gun from Another State Toms River lawyers near me Gun Charges for Firearms with Permits from Other States in Ocean County NJ You don’t want to be stopped anywhere by law enforcement if you are carrying a firearm that you are only permitted to carry in another state, but this is especially true in Ocean County and elsewhere in New Jersey. The New Jersey legislature has passed some of the strictest gun laws in the nation, and local prosecutors and law enforcement officials in Ocean County enforce these rules to the fullest extent of the ...

Read More August 15, 2019

PTI for Ocean County Gun Charges

Avoid jail for Ocean County gun charges with Pretrial Intervention Pretrial Intervention (PTI) Eligibility for Gun Charges in Ocean County, New Jersey New Jersey prosecutors enforce a number of serious gun laws that apply throughout the state, including in Ocean County. Sustaining a conviction for a gun offense can have many serious consequences. For example, many New Jersey gun laws carry harsh mandatory minimum jail terms. If you are facing prosecution for a gun offense in New Jersey, qualifying for and being granted admission into Pretrial Intervention ...

Read More April 17, 2019

Airsoft Gun Charges in Ocean County NJ

Airsoft Gun Charge Lawyers Ocean County NJ Airsoft Gun Possession in Ocean County, New Jersey While New Jersey law makes a distinction between deadly weapons like handguns, shotguns, and rifles, and what some people would consider recreational “toy” guns like airsoft guns, BB guns, or paintball guns, these later three are still classified as “firearms” under N.J.S.A. 2C:39-1. This includes electric airsoft guns, gas airsoft guns, spring-powered airsoft guns, pump paintball guns, semi-automatic paintball guns, 3-shot burst paintball ...

Read More October 3, 2018

Weapons and Threats in Ocean County NJ

There have been several weapons threats in Ocean County, New Jersey recently, which raises an important question: what are the consequences of causing a security scare? The criminal defense attorneys at Proetta & Oliver regularly handle criminal charges arising out of weapons incidents. In this article, we will explain some of the charges that you or a loved one may face if accused of having a weapon or threatening to commit an act of violence in New Jersey. To discuss your specific ...

Read More March 7, 2018

Manchester Police Arrest Man for Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Other Charges

Police in Manchester, New Jersey recently arrested a local man who allegedly burglarized a vehicle and threatened a witness with a knife. The man is now facing serious charges, including unlawful possession of a weapon and terroristic threats. The aforementioned incident is said to have occurred in late October. The suspect, 44-year-old Manchester resident Shane W. Bowie, is accused of committing a car burglary during which he went through a vehicle's glove compartment. The burglary ...

Read More November 15, 2017

Lacey Township Gun Theft May Lead to Criminal Charges

Officers from the Lacey Township Police Department are currently investigating an alleged theft reported by a man in Lanoka Harbor. The alleged victim told police that his handgun was stolen out of his garage recently. According to Lacey police, a man reported his gun stolen out of the garage at his residence on Clairmore Avenue in Lanoka Harbor sometime between 8:00 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. on Sunday, August 6th. The firearm has been described as a 9 mm worth approximately $300. The man told ...

Read More August 14, 2017

Gun and Heroin Seized in Bricktown Bust

Father and Son Nabbed by Brick Police for Narcotics Brick Patch has recently reported that a father and son duo were arrested on a multitude of charges last week in a Brick Township home following a month long investigation by Brick Township Police and the Ocean County Drug Enforcement Unit who had been previously alerted to the distribution of heroin out of the residence. The search was executed by the aforementioned agencies with the assistance of the Special Emergency Response ...

Read More March 4, 2014

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