Unsworn Falsification to Authorities, N.J.S.A. 2c:28-3

Unsworn Falsification to Authorities, N.J.S.A. 2c:28-3, deceit, graft, hoax, misrepresentation, scam, artifice, cheat, chicanery, con, craft, double-dealing, dupery, duplicity, fake, flimflam, fraud, fraudulence, guile, hocus-pocus, hustle, imposture, racket, shakedown, sham, skunk, smoke, spuriousness, sting, swindle, treachery, bamboozle, duping, hoodwink, swindle, 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, traffic ticket, juvenile, attorney, lawyerThe New Jersey Attorney General recently announced the conviction of a cop and his wife based on fraudulent fund applications. Accordingly, an Ocean County jury convicted the pair for stealing about $187,000 by filing false Superstorm Sandy relief fund applications. Indeed, the state’s case included testimony and evidence that the pair filed fraudulent applications for: FEMA assistance, a low-interest SBA disaster-relief loan, and state grants under the Homeowner Resettlement Program (RSP), the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation and Mitigation Program (RREM), and the Sandy Homeowner and Renter Assistance Program (SHRAP) funded by the New Jersey Department of Human Services. Previously employed by the Hoboken Police Department, the jury convicted the cop and his his wife on charges of second-degree conspiracy, second-degree theft by deception, and six counts of fourth-degree unsworn falsification to authorities. Read More


Fictitious Police Report, N.J.S.A. 2c:28-4

Fictitious Police Report, N.J.S.A. 2c:28-4, New Jersey, Criminal Defense, Trial Lawyer, Trial Attorney, Criminal AttorneyBurlington Township cops claim two men called 911 to divert police from their traffic stop. It all began when an officer stopped the car because of a flat tire, per the news. While the officer was investigating the car’s invalid registration, 911 allegedly received a call about a robbery in another location. But when other officers responded to the robbery, the police found neither victim nor sign of a crime. Therefore, the cops suspected the call may have been bogus, per the news. Further investigation indicated Read more


Tampering with public records, N.J.S.A. 2c:28-7

tampering with public records, N.J.S.A. 2c:28-7 New Jersey State Police Sergeant who allegedly lied about the calibration of alcohol breath-testing (Alcotest) devices remained silent during his arraignment this week, per the news. Otherwise, Sergeant Marc Dennis entered a not guilty plea to official misconduct, tampering with public records, and falsifying records.

Here is a little bit of background. Under New Jersey law, the State has two legs to stand on in proving Driving While Intoxicated. Read more


Impersonating a Police Officer, N.J.S.A. 2c:28-8(b)

Impersonating a Police Officer, N.J.S.A. 2c:28-8(b), 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 court, municipal court, juvenile defense, attorney, lawyerIf you want to find out about Impersonating a Police Officer, read on. Police in Jackson, New Jersey filed a complaint against a motorist for this offense on October 10, 2013, per the news. The charge stemmed from a car stop five days earlier.During the stop, the motorist allegedly identified himself as with the NJ Attorney General’s Office, per the Ocean Signal. Additionally, the motorist said he was allegedly working undercover on drug investigations with the Division of Criminal Justice.

But a police investigation discovered evidence to contradict this. Consequently, the cops charged him with Impersonating a Police Officer. Read More