Failure to Disperse, N.J.S.A. 2c:33-1(b)

Failure to Disperse, N.J.S.A. 2c:33-1(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, traffic ticket, juvenile, attorney, lawyerIf you like hair-raising stories, then read on. And if you like stories about bitch fights, then you will love this! It involves a woman in her thirties and three of Jersey City’s female cops. And these events resulted in charges for aggravated assault, obstruction, resisting arrest, bail-jumping, and failure to disperse, per the news.

According to the press, these events began to unfold when Jersey City cops responded to a car accident. While directing a large crowd away from the scene, however, cops got into a dispute with a woman. News reports allege this woman refused to release her grip on one officer’s hair. Read More


Aggravated Assault on Law Enforcement Officer

Aggravated Assault on Law Enforcement Officer, Aggravated Assault, Law Enforcement Officer, N.J.S.A. 2c:12-1Police charged a Bridgeton High School student for punching a school officer in the face, per nj dot com. It all started when two teens got into a fight. Consequently, the school officer stopped it. But the officer did not have the situation under control. Indeed, after the fight, the youth charged the officer, punched him in the face, and broke his eyeglasses. Therefore, the cops charged the teen with aggravated assault on law enforcement officer and criminal mischief.

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Aggravated Assault, N.J.S.A. 2c:12-1

aggravated assault, N.J.S.A. 2c:12-1Jersey City cops charged an uninvited New Year’s Day party guest with aggravated assault, and other crimes. It all started when the party-crasher acted “belligerently.” He left after an argument. But he returned an hour later, and allegedly hit the victim in the head with a pipe, per the news.

And in Essex County, a man admitted to cops that he hit his ex’s boyfriend, per nj dot com. The new beau had insulted the ex’s dog. So they exchanged words, and the ex- hit the new one with a bat in the arm and head. Consequently, police charged the dog owner with Read more


Lesser Included Offenses under New Jersey Law

Lesser Included OffensesIn an unpublished opinion, the Superior Court, Appellate Division of New Jersey reversed a jury’s guilty verdict for a defendant charged with third-degree terroristic threats, second-degree burglary, and fourth degree stalking. State v. Jose Ortiz. The panel held the judge violated the doctrine of Lesser Included Offenses by failing to charge simple assault at trial.

The news story appeared on nj dot com. This post will summarize the legal doctrine the panel applied to this case. Read more


Simple Assault contrary to N.J.S.A. 2c:12-1a

Loser says, “What?”

A Hopatcong police officer stands charged with Simple Assault following an investigation by the Sussex County Prosecutor’s Office. Initially, an individual reported to the Hopatcong police department on November 17, according to nj dot com. He had intended to turn himself in to the authorities on a warrant, according to the news. Additionally, he had intended to record a prank.
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