Hazing and Aggravated Hazing, N.J.S.A. 2c:40-3

Hazing and Aggravated Hazing, N.J.S.A. 2c:40-3, initiation, rite of passage, ordeal, 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, lawyerDid you ever get carried away with a group of friends, and later on you felt completely misunderstood? Authorities charged four members of the Arthur P. Schalick High School wrestling team with various offenses, per the news. They filed charges against the juveniles for aggravated assault and conspiracy to commit aggravated assault. Additionally, they filed charges for criminal restraint and conspiracy to commit criminal restraint. Furthermore, they filed charges for possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and conspiracy to possess a weapon for an unlawful purpose. Finally, they charged the wrestlers with unlawful possession of a weapon, conspiracy to unlawfully possess a weapon, and hazing.


Witness Tampering, N.J.S.A. 2c:28-5

Witness Tampering, N.J.S.A. 2c:28-5, 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, criminal defense, drunk driving, traffic ticket, juvenile, attorney, lawyerDo you know the expression snitches get stitches? Contrary to street knowledge, however, New Jersey authorities want to combat witness tampering. Indeed, Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office (MCPO) investigators recently charged a Deal police officer with witness tampering and other offenses. But MCPO did not elaborate on the accusations. Instead, the authorities claim the investigation is ongoing. Additionally, the defendant is a fourteen year veteran cop. But this credential did not curry favor with the charging authorities. Instead, the county cops charged the local cop with witness tampering, conspiracy to possess cocaine, and possession of marijuana. More specifically, the witness tampering complaint alleges conduct contrary to N.J.S.A. 2c:28-5a(1). To illustrate, this prohibits causing a witness to testify or inform falsely. Read More