People in all different phases and classes in life can become mixed up in activities that they may later regret. If the parties are considered to be a part of illegal activity, they could potentially face charges that could lead to serious repercussions. Drug possession charges can result in individuals facing potential jail time or other penalties, and if such an outcome is hoped to be avoided, the parties may wish to find out more about available legal choices.
While a pro-marijuana group has 60-foot message for NFL: Stop suspending players for pot, New jersey Police Officers will be strictly enforcing marijuana laws during Super Bowl week. If you or someone you know is arrested for possession of marijuana or other drug charges, you could face serious criminal penalties including a loss of your driving privileges. Contact the attorneys at Sutnick & Sutnick for a free consultation regarding drug charges or any other criminal matter.
State prosecutors and New Jersey state authorities go after drug charges with a heavy hand. From simple drug possession charges to claims of manufacturing and distribution, individuals accused and convicted of drug crimes can end up serving long sentences and paying massive financial fines. That is why New Jersey residents currently facing charges for a drug offense should speak with a criminal defense attorney if possible.
Drug offenses include a broad range of criminal activities from the possession of drug paraphernalia to the intent to distribute. Penalties for drug crimes depend on a variety of factors from the quantity and type of substance in question, to the intended use. Regardless of the specific offense, a drug charge in New Jersey carry very serious consequences from jail time and fines to long and invasive probationary periods.
Drunk driving is treated very aggressively in New Jersey. Under New Jersey state law a person who operates a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content level of 0.08 percent or greater is considered to be driving while intoxicated. Being found guilty of a drunk driving charge in New Jersey is a serious crime that carries penalties including community service, probation, monetary fines and fees, mandatory license suspension and possible jail time.
Charges of drug possession can have serious consequences and have a lasting effect on a person's personal and professional life. The impact can be even more severe when the drug charge includes possessing with the intent to distribute, especially near a school or park where young children congregate. Two Fort Lee brothers learned this lesson the hard way.
Drug offenses generally carry severe penalties, which may include prison time or the suspension of the offender's driver's license. Arrests leading to a subsequent drug charge can result from a routine traffic stop.
Cases of drug offenses are constantly in the news. In one of the latest cases, police officers on patrol arrested a Sicklerville, New Jersey, man on weapons and drug possession.