Warren cops charged a West Virginia couple with Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute after finding 11 pounds of alleged marijuana, per nj dot com. Initially the cops pulled over the car at 3:30 a.m. for erratic driving. By the way, driving at 3:30 a.m. is not against the law. But cops will illegally stop cars on a mere hunch of driving while intoxicated. While speaking with the pair, the cop claims he smelled an odor of burnt and raw marijuana inside the car. And after searching the vehicle, the cops seized 10 plastic bags from the trunk Read more
Newark cops arrested 11 men for allegedly soliciting prostitution, per nj dot com. The operation took place after residents had complained to the police. Most of the Johns lived in Newark, but a few came from out of state. The Johns allegedly asked an undercover cop for sex, per nj dot com. Although the news item mentioned soliciting prostitution, for the reasons that follow the police probably charged the Johns with Loitering for the Purpose of Engaging in Prostitution.
New Jersey law defines prostitution as Read more
Definitions for Prostitution
- sexual activity with another person in exchange for something of economic value, or
- the offer or acceptance of an offer to engage in sexual activity in exchange for something of economic value.