Drunk Driving Testimony in New Jersey

Drunk Driving, N.J.S.A. 39:4-50, New Jersey, Alcotest, Walk and Turn Test, One-Leg Stand Test, Nystagmus Test Procedures, Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus, Vertical Gaze Nystagmus, standardized field sobriety tests, Driving While Intoxicated, DWI, Driving Under the Influence, DUI, 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 feel you have been unfairly charged with drunk driving, then read on. Police in Bayonne, New Jersey, recently charged a gentleman with drunk driving and other offenses. News reports indicate the cops saw the gentleman running red lights and driving erratically. Moreover, the cops claim they determined during the stop that he had been drinking. But the news did not disclose what the cops observed during the stop to form a belief about his intoxication. This matters! Despite this omission, however, the cops charged him with driving while intoxicated. Read More


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


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


CDS Distribution in a school zone, N.J.S.A. 2c:35-7

CDS Distribution in a school zone, N.J.S.A. 2c-35-7, Jersey City, Winslow Township, Paulsboro, 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, lawyerWinslow Township cops arrested two people on drug charges and a third on weapons offenses after a weeks-long investigation. Narcotics officers executed search warrants at two homes following investigations into drug sales there. And they allegedly found cocaine, oxycodone, marijuana, packaging materials and more than $1,600 in cash. Additionally, they allegedly found a loaded 9mm handgun and a defaced .22-caliber rifle in a vehicle. Consequently, the cops charged the various people with CDS distribution in a school zone, and the following crimes:

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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


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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Driving While License Suspended, N.J.S.A. 39:3-40

driving while license suspended, N.J.S.A. 39:3-40Allentown cops arrested a man after he sped from a traffic stop, crashed into three cars, and injured a motorist. And he wrecked his sport-utility vehicle, too. Additionally, the cops found alleged marijuana in the S.U.V. during the arrest, per nj dot com. Consequently, they charged him with eluding, driving while license suspended, uninsured motorist, marijuana possession, and other traffic violations. Read more