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Alleged violent situation leads to drug charges in New Jersey

When a situation appears to be violent or out of control, authorities may be alerted. If the authorities respond to the alert, parties who were allegedly involved could potentially face charges. Though the police may believe they are dealing with a certain type of situation, they may level allegations like drug charges against individuals if they believe they are fit for the event. As a result, parties may wish to consider their legal options.

A man in New Jersey may be hoping to find helpful legal information after he was recently taken into custody. It was reported that the situation began when authorities were alerted to an alleged fight where gun shots were apparently fired. When police arrived at the scene, individuals reportedly began to flee the area.

Authorities were reportedly able to stop some of the individuals, but after being questioned, many were released. However, one individual was taken into custody for drug-related allegations after police allegedly got a warrant and searched the residence. The charges reportedly relate to possession of marijuana and a controlled substance with intent to distribute. It was also noted that other charges for other individuals are also pending.

As this situation shows, various allegations could stem from an event. Though police came to the scene due to reports of an alleged violent situation, an individual was taken into custody for drug charges. As the man's case moves forward, he may hope to defend against the allegations leveled against him. Information on New Jersey criminal proceedings relating to his situation may be able to guide him in choosing the most beneficial legal routes.

Source: nj.com, "Shots fired into Glassboro home, man arrested on drug charges", Matt Gray, Sept. 6, 2014

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