Police say they took a driver into custody for drug possession and cited him for traffic violations after they pulled over his vehicle in Clinton Township. The traffic stop occurred around 11 p.m. on July 30 because a taillight on the vehicle was out.
A 44-year-old man was charged with various drug charges on July 18. He was held on $30,000 bail with a 10 percent cash option after making his first appearance in front of a judge on July 21.
Two men, one from Lansdale and the other from Trenton, have recently been arrested and charged with various drug crimes after police claim to have found marijuana and heroin in the car in which they were sitting. Though many may think their arrest was straight forward and prosecution should be relatively easy, the young men and their criminal defense lawyers will want to make sure that police acted properly in their investigation.
A police lieutenant has been arrested and charged with federal drug crimes in New Jersey. The drug charge relates to him being involved in a conspiracy to traffic cocaine. He has further been accused of creating a plan to assassinate members of a rival drug crime ring.
Authorities in New Jersey have taken a total of six people into custody and charged them with drug crimes. The arrests come after a lengthy investigation by police that lasted approximately 30 days. Police officers claim to have confiscated heroin, crack cocaine, drug manufacturing equipment and other paraphernalia and narcotics during the search and seizure operation. Although these arrested individuals will now face more than one drug charge in criminal court, they will still have the chance to defend themselves in court.
A total of 13 individuals were recently arrested for drug crimes following a multi-county drug bust. The arrests were made after an investigation, which authorities say involved multiple agencies and lasted six months. Although the charges faced by these individuals are serious, anyone who faces a drug charge in New Jersey will be given the chance to defend themselves against the allegations in court.
The average New Jersey citizen has no sympathy for drug dealers or their clients. This lack of sympathy also seems to extend to the prosecutors in court. In an attempt to reduce the high rate of deaths related to drug overdoses, a drug dealer may be facing more than a drug charge if one of his clients dies from an overdose in fact the dealer may be held responsible for the death.
Drugs have become a serious problem in New Jersey and throughout the country. As a result, many police departments are conducting focused investigations and property searches in an effort to combat this problem. In the event that drugs are discovered, drug charges are typically filed against the individuals suspected of possessing them. New Jersey residents who find themselves facing a drug charge need to know that they have legal rights to which they are entitled.
Being charged with a crime is not easy for any New Jersey resident. Fortunately, when accusations arise, the individual at the heart of the case can remain confident in their legal rights. Investigating the significance of these rights may be the next step for one New Jersey man following a recent traffic stop. He was arrested on a drug charge, several weapons-related charges and traffic violations.
A drug charge can be a fearful thing to face alone for any New Jersey resident. It is not uncommon for drug charges to stay on a person's record for many years. The good news is those facing these types of accusations do not have to face them uninformed and alone. A recent two-alarm house fire in Trenton left the family inside facing a criminal investigation that could turn into a drug charge.