Theft by Extortion, N.J.S.A. 2c:20-5

Theft by Extortion, N.J.S.A. 2c:20-5, New Jersey, Atlantic County, Bergen County, Burlington County, Camden County, Cape May County, Cumberland County, Essex County, Gloucester County, Hudson County, Hunterdon County, Mercer County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Morris County, Ocean County, Passaic County, Salem County, Somerset County, Sussex County, Union County, Warren County, blackmail, criminal defense, drunk driving, payola, traffic ticket, juvenile, attorney, lawyerHave you experienced a bitter breakup or falling out with another person? Did the drama seem to escalate like a soap opera with no end in sight? News reports indicate Toms River cops recently arrested an ex-boyfriend of Jenni “JWoww” Farley with extortion. The authorites claim the man threatened to divulge secrets about her to the media unless he received $25,000. The cops also claim he communicated the threat through Farley’s publicist. Oddly, the police publicized this on Instagram of all places! Any reasonably intelligent person will foreseeably wonder what the secrets entailed. But the police omitted them. Read More

Receiving Stolen Property, N.J.S.A. 2c:20-7

Receiving Stolen Property, N.J.S.A. 2c:20-7, New Jersey, Atlantic County, Bergen County, Burlington County, Camden County, Cape May County, Cumberland County, Essex County, Gloucester County, Hudson County, Hunterdon County, Mercer County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Morris County, Ocean County, Passaic County, Salem County, Somerset County, Sussex County, Union County, Warren County, criminal defense, drunk driving, traffic ticket, juvenile, attorney, lawyerIf there is one thing I learned from Madonna’s career, there is no such thing as bad publicity. I must have been 12 or 13 years old when she performed Like A Virgin live on broadcast television. Talk about awkward moments! My mom put it on the TV because she wanted to see it. Nevertheless, I suppose she regretted that decision because a few moments later, Madonna treated us to a session of fondling herself. Also known as succès de scandale, many celebrities like Madonna rose to fame on the wings of a salacious reputation. After all, the expression succès de scandale originated in Belle Époque Paris, Read more


Shoplifting, N.J.S.A. 2c:20-11

shoplifting, 2c20-11Police in Upper Township are looking for a man who they claim took merchandise but did not pay. Based on alleged video surveillance from a Cape May County Acme, workers reported the shoplifting, per nj dot com. The items allegedly include more than $570 in Red Bull, diapers and baby formula, per nj dot com. Additionally, cops believe the same suspect shoplifted more than $250 of Red Bull from a Marmora ShopRite, per nj dot com.
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Definitions For Shoplifting in New Jersey

Definitions for Shoplifting

definitions for shoplifting, New Jersey, N.J.S.A. 2c:20-11These definitions for shoplifting apply to these terms:

Shopping cart means those push carts commonly provided by grocery stores, drug stores or other retail mercantile establishments for the use of the public in transporting commodities in stores and markets and, incidentally, from the stores to a place outside the store.

Store or other retail mercantile establishment means a place where merchandise is displayed, held, stored or sold or offered to the public for sale.
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Theft By Unlawful Taking, N.J.S.A. 2c:20-3

poinsettiasThis Christmas, a Gloucester County woman gave her boyfriend the gift of theft by unlawful taking charges, per the news. He will probably reciprocate by renewing his online dating profile. But anything is possible.

On Christmas Eve, she reported numerous gifts stolen from her vehicle to Williamstown police. Additionally, she told the cops the new gifts had disappeared sometime in the middle of the night. Furthermore, all the items came from the same store and included gifts for her child, per the media.

Subsequently, the cops charged the boyfriend with theft by unlawful taking. He allegedly removed the items from Read more


Definitions for Theft and Related Offenses

Definitions for TheftThis post provides definitions for theft and related offenses under New Jersey law, unless a different meaning plainly applies.

Deprive means: (1) to withhold or cause to be withheld property of another permanently or for so extended a period as to appropriate a substantial portion of its economic value, or with purpose to restore only upon payment of reward or other compensation; or (2) to dispose or cause disposal of the property so as to make it unlikely that the owner will recover it.

Fiduciary means an executor, general administrator of an intestate, administrator with the will annexed, substituted administrator, Read more


Theft by Deception, N.J.S.A. 2c:20-4

theft, theft by deception, N.J.S.A. 2c:20-4, N.J.S.A. 2c:20-2New Jersey officials have charged a past youth sports league treasurer, per the news. Prosecutors claim he ran the football league bank accounts, per the press. In addition, he allegedly stole $14,000 from the league’s 2015 championship game. Furthermore, they allege he took about $56,000 in league funds from July of 2014 to June of 2016.  As required by the New Jersey Constitution, the case went before a Grand Jury. Subsequently, the Grand Jury returned a true bill with one count of third degree theft by deception. Consequently, the Attorney General filed the indictment with this charge in Read more