Falsifying or tampering with records, N.J.S.A. 2c:21-4

This week a former Piscataway policeman plead guilty to falsifying or tampering with records and simple assault, per the news. Originally the officer was charged with tampering with public records, falsifying and tampering with records, and assault. Indeed, the video demonstrates that while on duty, the 22-year law enforcement veteran hit a suspect in a police car. Subsequently, the officer allegedly filed false records with inaccurate information. Accordingly, prosecutors claimed the officer intended to hide the altercation. Consequently, the officer accepted a plea deal in exchange for a term of probation. Furthermore, he must forfeit his Read More

Endangering Welfare of Children, N.J.S.A. 2c:24-4a

Endangering Welfare of Children, N.J.S.A. 2c:24-4a, 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, lawyerTrenton cops arrested a man for allegedly groping girls. Consequently, they charged him with, among other things, Endangering Welfare of Children. The incidents allegedly took place between July 2017 and February 2018, and included inappropriate grabbing of victims, per the news. During one incident, the suspect allegedly exposed himself to three female juveniles. Detectives claimed to have recovered video of the suspect. But they could not identify the suspect even after sending the footage to the media. Later on, however, the authorities lucked out. Indeed, they claim to have found video of the suspect’s vehicle, which led police to the suspect. Consequently, the cops charged the suspect with 11 counts of criminal sexual contact, six counts of endangering welfare children, two counts of harassment and marijuana possession. Read More

Throwing Bodily Fluid at Certain Law Enforcement Officers, N.J.S.A. 2c:12-13

Throwing Bodily Fluid at Certain Law Enforcement Officers, N.J.S.A. 2c:12-13, 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, lawyerRecently a man was sentenced for kicking a window and damaging the door frame in a New Jersey State Police cruiser, per nj dot com. Additionally, during the same incident which involved a DWI investigation, he tried to escape from the police. Furthermore, he tried to spit on the troopers at the hospital, according to a new release from the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office. Subsequently, a grand jury indicted the man on six charges, including Throwing Bodily Fluid at Law Enforcement Officers. Last November he plead guilty to all six counts. Consequently, on February 9, 2018, a judge sentenced him to five years New Jersey State Prison. Read More

Hindering Apprehension, N.J.S.A. 2c:29-3

Hindering Apprehension, N.J.S.A. 2c:29-3, 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, lawyerTrenton cops charged a man who ran after they confronted him, and found 118 decks of alleged heroin on him. The cops claim they saw a drug transaction with this man as the seller. When they confronted him, however, they say he ran. Nevertheless, the cops caught him and found the alleged CDS and currency. Consequently, they charged him with hindering apprehension, heroin possession, heroin possession with intent to distribute, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and obstruction.

On an unrelated note, I had a unique experience while returning today from the Cumberland County Courthouse to my office. Traveling on Route 77, Read more

Loitering to Obtain or Distribute CDS, N.J.S.A. 2c:33-2.1

loitering to obtain or distribute cds, njsa 2c:33-2.1, Smack, H, Tar, Chiba or Chiva, Junk, Brown Sugar, Junk, Skag, Mud, Dragon, Dope, White, China White, White Nurse, White Lady, White Horse, White Girl, White Boy, White Stuff, Boy, He, Black, Black Tar, Black Pearl, Black Stuff, Black Eagle, Brown, Brown Crystal, Brown Tape, Brown Rhine, Mexican Brown, Mexican Mud, Mexican Horse, Snow, Snowball, Scat, Sack, Skunk, Number 3, Number 4, Number 8, 3750, 420, 51, A-bomb, Acapulco gold, Acapulco red, Ace, Afgani indica, African, African black, African bush, African woodbine, Airhead, Airplane, Alice B. Toklas, Amp, Amp joint, Angola, Are you anywhere?, Ashes, Assassin of Youth, Astro turf, Atom bomb, Atshitshi, Aunt Mary, B, B-40, Baby, Baby bhang, Babysitter, Bad seed, Bag, Baker, Bale, Bamba, Bambalacha, Bammies, Bammy, Banano, Bar, Bash, Basuco, Bazooka, BC bud, Beedies, Belyando spruce, Bhang, Bite one’s lips, Black, Black bart, Black ganga, Black gold, Black gungi, Black gunion, Black mo/black moat, Black mote, Black rock, Blanket, Blast, Blast a joint, Blast a roach, Blast a stick, Blaxing, Blazing, Block, Blonde, Blow, Blow a stick, Blow one’s roof, Blowing smoke, Blue de hue, Blue sage, Blue sky blond, Blunt, Bo, Bo-bo, Bobo bush, Bogart a joint, Bohd, Bomb, Bomber, Bone, Bong, Boo, Boo boo bama, Boom, Boot the gong, Brick, Broccoli, Brown, Bubble gum, Bud, Buda, Buddha, Bullyon, Burn one, Burnie, Bush, Butter, Butter flower, C.S., Cam trip, Cambodian red, Cam red, Can, Canade, Canadian black, Canamo, Canappa, Cancelled stick, Candy blunt, Candy sticks, Cannabis tea, Carmabis Cartucho, Catnip, Caviar, Cavite all star, Cest, Champagne, Charas, Charge, Chase, Cheeba, Cheeo, Chemo, Chiba chiba, Chicago black, Chicago green, Chiefing, Chillum, Chips, Chira, Chocolate, Chocolate Thai, Christmas bud, Christmas tree, Chronic, Chunky, Churus, Citrol, Clam bake, Clicker, Clickums, Climb, Cochornis, Cocktail, Cocoa puff, Colas, Coli, Coliflor tostao, Colombian, Colorado cocktail, Columbus black, Cosa, Crack back, Crack bash, Crazy weed, Cripple, Crying weed, Cryppie, Cryptonie, Cubes, Culican, Dagga, Dank, Dawamesk, Dew, Diablito, Diambista, Dimba, Ding, Dinkie dow, Dipped joints, Dips, Dirt grass, Dirties, Dirty joints, Ditch, Ditch weed, Djamba, Do a joint, Dody, Domestic, Don jem, Don Juan, Dona Juana, Dona Juanita, Donk, Doob, Doobee, Doobie, dubbe, duby, Dope, Dope smoke, Doradilla, Draf, Draf weed, Drag weed, Dry high, Dube, Duby, Durong, Duros, Dust, Dust blunt, Dusting, Earth, El diablito, El diablo, El Gallo, Elephant, Endo, Esra, Fallbrook redhair, Fatty, Feed bag, Feeling, Fiend, Fine stuff, Finger, Finger lid, Fir, Fire it up, Firewood, Flower, Flower tops, Fly Mexican airlines, Fraho, frajo, Frios, Fry, Fry daddy, Fry sticks, Fu, Fuel, Fuma D’Angola, Gage, gauge, Gange, Gangster, Ganja, Ganoobies, Garbage, Gash, Gasper, Gasper stick, Gauge butt, Geek, Geek-joints, Get a gage up, Get high, Get the wind, Ghana, Giggle smoke, Giggle weed, Gimmie, Go loco, Goblet of jam, Gold, Gold star, Golden, Golden leaf, Gong, Gonj, Good butt, Good giggles, Good stuff, Goody-goody, Goof butt, Gorge, Grass, Grass brownies, Grasshopper, Grata, Greek, Green, Green buds, Green goddess, Greens, Greeter, Gremmies, Greta, Griefo, Griefs, Grifa, Griff, Griffa, Griffo, Grow(s), Gunga, Gungeon, Gungun, Gunja, Gyve, Haircut, Hanhich, Happy cigarette, Happy stick, Harsh, Has, Hawaiian, Hawaiian Black, Hawaiian homegrown hay, Hay, Hay butt, Herb, Herb and Al, Herba, Hit, Hit the hay, Hocus, Homegrown, Honey blunts, Hooch, Hooter, Hot stick, Hydro, Hydrogrows, Illies, Illing, Illy, Indian boy, Indian hay, Indian hemp, Indica, Indo, Indonesian bud, Instaga, Instagu, J, Jamaican gold, Jamaican red hair, Jane, Jay, Jay smoke, Jefferson airplane, Jim Jones, Jive, Jive stick, Joint, Jolly green, Joy smoke, Joy stick, Ju-ju, Juan Valdez, Juanita, Juice joint, Juja, Jumbos, K2/Spice, Kabak, Kaff, Kalakit, Kali, Kansas Grass, Kate bush, Kawaii electric, Kaya, KB, Kee, Kentucky blue, Key, KGB, killer green bud, Khayf, Ki, Kick stick, Kief, Kiff, Killer, Killer green bud, Killer weed, Kilter, Kind, Kind bud, King bud, Kona gold, Krippy, Kryptonite, Kumba, Kush, L.L., Lace, Lakbay diva, Laughing grass, Laughing weed, Leaf, Leak, Leno, LG, Lime Green, Lid, Light stuff, Lima, Liprimo, Little smoke, Llesca, Loaf, Lobo, Loco, Loco Weed, Locoweed, Log, Loose shank, Love boat, Love leaf, Love weed, Loveboat, Lovelies, Lubage, M, M.J., M.O., M.U., Macaroni, Macaroni and Cheese, Machinery, Macon, Maconha, Mafu, Magic smoke, Manhattan silver, Mari, Marimba, Mary, Mary and Johnny, Mary Ann, Mary Jane, Mary Jonas, Mary Warner, Mary Weaver, Matchbox, Maui wauie, Maui-wowie, Meg, Megg, Meggie, Messorole, Mexican brown, Mexican green, Mexican locoweed, Mexican red, Mighty mezz, Mo, Modams, Mohasky, Mohasty, Monte, Mooca, moocah, Mooster, Moota, mutah, Mooters, Mootie, Mootos, Mor a grifa, Mota, moto, Mother, Mow the grass, Mu, Muggie, Muggle, Muggles, Muta, Mutha, Nail, Nigra, Northern lights, Number, O.J., Oolies, Ozone, P-dogs, P.R., Pack, Pack a bowl, Pack of rocks, Pakaloco, Pakalolo, Pakistani black, Panama cut, Panama gold, Panama red, Panatella, Paper blunts, Parsley, Pasto, Pat, Philly blunts, Pin, Pipe, Pocket rocket, Pod, Poke, Pot, Potlikker, Potten bush, Premos, Prescription, Pretendica, Pretendo, Primo, Primo square, Primo turbo, Puff the dragon, Purple haze, Queen Ann’s lace, Ragweed, Railroad weed, Rainy day woman, Rangood, Rasta weed, Red bud, Red cross, Red dirt, Reefer, Reefers, Righteous bush, Rip, Roach, Roach clip, Roacha, Roasting, Rockets, Rompums, Root, Rope, Rose marie, Rough stuff, Rubia, Ruderalis, Rugs, Salad, Salt and pepper, Sandwich bag, Santa Marta, Sasfras, Sativa, Schwagg, Scissors, Scrub, Seeds, Sen, Sess, Sezz, Shake, Sherman stick, Shotgun, Siddi, Sinse, Sinsemilla, Skunk, Skunkweed, Smoke, Smoke a bowl, Smoke Canada, Snop, Spark it up, Speedboat, Spice/K2, Spliff, Splim, Splitting, Square mackerel, Squirrel, Stack, Stems, Stick, Sticky icky, Stink weed, Stoney weed, Straw, Sugar weed, Super grass, Super pot, Swag, Sweet Lucy, Swishers, Syrup, T, Taima, Takkouri, Tea, Tea Party, Tex-mex, Texas pot, Texas tea, Thai sticks, Thirteen, Thirty-eight, Thumb, Tin, Tio, Toke, Toke up, Torch, Torch up, Torpedo, Trauma, Tray, Trees, Triple A, Trupence bag, Turbo, Tustin, Twist, Twistum, Unotque, Up against the stem, Vega, Viper, Viper’s weed, Wac, Wacky weed, Wake and Bake, Water, Water-water, Weed, Weed tea, Wet, Wet daddies, Wet sticks, Whack, Whackatabacky, Wheat, White Russian, White-haired lady, Wicky, Wicky stick, Wollie, Woo blunts, Woola blunt, Woolah, Woolas, Woolie, Woolie blunt, Woolies, Wooly blunts, Wooties, X, Yeh, Yellow submarine, Yen pop, Yeola, Yerba, Yerba mala, Yerhia, Yesca, Yesco, Zacatecas purple, Zambi, Zay, Zig Zag man, Zol, Zooie, ZoomGloucester Township police arrested 13 people after a two-month “drug house” investigation, per patch dot com. But apparently the house was actually an apartment, not a house. Indeed, detectives and the Gloucester Township Police Special Response Team (SWAT) executed a search warrant at the Fairways Apartment Complex. While at the scene investigating, police arrested 10 people with loitering to obtain or distribute CDS. Additionally, the cops charged three primary suspects with more serious crimes after they seized:

  • over 250 bags of alleged heroin,
  • a quantity of alleged marijuana,
  • a quantity of alleged fentanyl patches,
  • 118 alleged prescription pills,
  • and over $12,000 in cash.

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Obstructing Administration of Law, N.J.S.A. 2c:29-1

obstructing administration of law, n.j.s.a. 2c:29-1Failure to open the door resulted in charges for obstructing administration of law, aggravated assault on a police officer, and resisting arrest for a Jersey City man, per the news.

It all started when State Department of Children and Families (DCF) workers went to an apartment. They went based on an alleged domestic disturbance involving the children, per the news. But the man did not answer the door, so DCF workers called the police.
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Cyber-Harassment, N.J.S.A. 2c:33-4.1

cyber-harassment, n.j.s.a. 2c:33-4.1, new jersey, criminal defense, juvenile defense, attorney, lawyerPolice in Andover, NJ, charged three middle school students with cyber-harassment and harassment, per the news. About 13 to 14 years old, the youths allegedly posted an offending photo and comments on Instagram.The news, however, did not report the offensive statement. Instead, the news obliquely reported the trio posted the photo “along with alarming comments toward students,” per the police. Read more

Obstructing Highways and Other Public Passages, N.J.S.A. 2c:33-7

Obstructing Highways and Other Public Passages, N.J.S.A. 2c:33-7, marijuanaCarneys Point cops charged a man with possession, use, or being under the influence of marijuana under 50 grams and obstructing highways and other public passages. The police claim they found him around 10 a.m. on January 5, lying in a street, per nj dot com. Unsurprisingly, the news reported this man’s name, age, and the town where he lives. And perhaps just as unsurprisingly, the news did not report what the police observed when they found the man.
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Definitions for the New Jersey Code of Juvenile Justice

Definitions for the New Jersey Code of Juvenile Justice

definitions for the New Jersey Code of Juvenile JusticeThe following definitions for the New Jersey Code of Juvenile Justice apply to these terms:

Juvenile means an individual under the age of 18 years.

Adult means an individual 18 years of age or older.

Detention means the temporary care of juveniles in physically restricting facilities pending court disposition.

Shelter care means the temporary care of juveniles in facilities without physical restriction pending court disposition.
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Robbery under N.J.S.A. 2c:15-1

robberyOn December 2, 2016, an unidentified man with a knife entered Bob’s News Stand in Westville, New Jersey. Subsequently, the suspect cut the store clerk’s hand with the knife, according to nj dot com. Consequently, police suspect this individual of robbery, according to the news.Bodily Injury means physical pain, illness, or any impairment of physical condition. N.J.S.A. 2c:11-1(a).

Serious Bodily Injury means bodily injury which creates a substantial risk of death or which causes serious, permanent disfigurement, or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ. N.J.S.A. 2c:11-1(b).
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