What to Expect from an Assault Charge in Princeton Township?

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Princeton is well known throughout the State as being one of New Jersey’s wealthiest townships, which also makes it a very desirable place for people to settle down in. It is also home to one of the most prestigious colleges in the Country, Princeton University. With all that being said, it is not immune to its fair share of crime and one of the more common offenses charged in Princeton is assault and not just your typical alcohol driven frat part fights but domestic violence assault.Read More

Gun Charges Issued in East Windsor

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According to authorities, a routine motor vehicle stop in East Windsor Township,  turns into a slue of felony indictable charges for a thirty-three year old male from Lexington, South Carolina. Based on the reports, the defendant was initial stopped by a New Jersey State Trooper late last Saturday for what appeared to be a routine traffic stop. However, that stop quickly turned into a potential drunk driving situation, which ultimately lead to the defendant being placed under arrested for suspected drunk driving. Unfortunately for the defendant it did not end there. Read More

Defendant Accepted into PTI on Gun Charge & DWI Charge Dismissed

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Proetta & Oliver just finished representing a client that was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, driving while intoxicated as well as countless other motor vehicle violations. The charges originated from a serious motor vehicle accident that dated back to 2017. When the officers arrived on scene they located our client, who was seated on ground next to the car and he was profusely bleeding from his forehead. Due to the severity of his injuries our client was taken to the hospital. A subsequent search of our client’s motor vehicle was conducted by the officers and a bb-gun was located in the center console.Read More

Trenton Police Believe they Solved a String of Robberies

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The Trenton Police Department has announced that they have apprehended a duo they believe is responsible for a rash of robberies that have been taking place throughout the city. According to the reports, the duo, which consisted of a twenty (20) year old female and her thirty-two (32) year old boyfriend were allegedly setting up unsuspecting males throughout the city for the last month. The female would allegedly pose as a prostitute and solicit customers for sex near Carrol Street.  Once she was able to convince an unsuspecting male, she would lure them to an abandon building where her boyfriend would be laying in wait. Once the men would enter the building the boyfriend would assault them and then rob them. Read More

Arrested for Possessing a THC Vape Pen in Mercer County?

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Are Vape Pens Illegal in New Jersey?

Vape pens in and of themselves as well as “vaping” is not illegal in New Jersey. With that being said, if the vape pen and/or E-Cigarette is altered and filled with a THC Oil or any other controlled dangerous substance (CDS) for that matter, it will become an illegal product and anyone caught possessing and/or distributing them will be facing serious criminal charges. An individual caught possessing a vape pen filled with THC oil can be charged under one of two statutes: the first being N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10a(4), which is a disorderly persons offense (misdemeanor) or they can be charged under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5.3, which is an indictable offense (felony). If you or a loved one has been charged with possession and/or distribution of a vape pen in Mercer County, we strongly urge that you contact an experienced defense attorney to understand your options. Contrary to what the general public’s perception is of marijuana and the legality of it, to date it is still a controlled dangerous substance and one that prosecutor’s still take very seriously. If you have unfortunately found yourself in this type of situation and would like to speak to one of our Mercer County drug possession defense attorneys about your options, please contact our Hamilton office at 609-789-0779.Read More

Temporary Restraining Order Leads to Major Meth Bust in Ewing NJ

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According to the Trentonian, a serving of a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) in Ewing Township leads to what officers are claiming was a major drug operation being run by a retired correction officer. Based on the reports, prior to serving the TRO the officers were made aware of the fact that the Defendant was the owner of a Smith & Wesson handgun as well as a firearm identification card. When a TRO is issued all firearms, including firearms identifications cards must be seized. The reports indicate that upon seizing the weapon the officers observed in “plain sight” what they allege were obvious signs of a drug operation. Read More

Another Rash of Car Burglaries in Trenton

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NJ.com has reported that Mercer County as a whole but more importantly Trenton has been dealing with a rash of car burglaries over the last several months. Based on the increase in crime, the City of Trenton has been deploying more and more resources in an effort to apprehend the individuals responsible for the car burglaries and it seems like they made they first major arrest last week. Officers Yusef Addar and Dionaldi Rodriquez were on patrol in East Trenton when they noticed an individual who matched the description of a suspect wanted for questioning for some of the recent burglaries. Based on their observations the officers pulled over the suspects vehicle. Upon speaking to him, they determined that he was in possession of marijuana and he was placed under arrest. A search of the motor vehicle was later conducted and it revealed that the defendant was in possession of several cell phones, coins, a small flashlight, and an emergency glass-breaking tool. Read More

Defendant Arrested Twice in 26hrs for Possessing Heroin in Trenton

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The Trentonian has reported that the Trenton police officer have arrested and charged an eighteen year old twice within a twenty-six hour period for possessing heroin. The first arrested occurred when detectives from the Street Crime Units observed the motor vehicle in which the Defendant was a passenger in commit a motor vehicle infraction near Market Street. Based on the smell of marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle, a search was conducted which revealed that the Defendant was in possession of four grams of marijuana, 65 glassines of heroin and over $300 in cash. The Defendant was placed under arrest, taken down to the station and released upon a summons to appear in court for his central judicial processing hearing that evening. The very next evening the Defendant was again a passenger in a motor vehicle that was stopped for an alleged motor vehicle infraction near South Broad and Liberty Street in Trenton. Just like in the first case, the officers conducted a motor vehicle stop based on the “smell of marijuana” and again it was discovered that the Defendant was in possession of 15 glassines of heroin. In addition to the possession of heroin charge the Defendant was also placed charged with obstruction of the administration of justice. It is unclear at this point in time whether or not any marijuana was actually located during the Defendant’s second arrest. If no marijuana was found it could open the door to a potential unlawful search. For more information on what satisfies as probable cause to conduct a warrantless search in New Jersey, please click the link.Read More

Facing a Criminal Charge at Princeton University?

Need Local Attorney Near Princeton UniversityPrinceton University which is know as one of the most prestigious universities in the entire country, is also one of the oldest university as well.  It was originally created back in 1746 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. It was then moved to Newark for nine years before finally landing in Princeton Township, where it has been located for more than 200 years. The university is located in the heart of Princeton Township, which is well known for its fine dinning and active nightlife. So, just like every other university in the country, it is safe to say that Princeton is not immune to its fair share of crime. Some of the most common criminal offenses that the Princeton Police Department tends to deal with on a regular basis include simple assault, underage drinking, possession of a fake id, disorderly conduct, possession of cocaine and possession of marijuana under 50 grams.Read More