Category Archives: Drug Offenses

Charges filed against Middlesex County man who received marijuana delivery

A Middlesex County man was recently arrested for having more than a pound of marijuana shipped to his home. He was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute after South Brunswick police received a tip about the drugs … Continue reading

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New Jersey enacts ban on “bath salts” following murder allegedly committed by Cranford man

Governor Christie signed a bill known as “Pamela’s Law” earlier this month, making it illegal to manufacture, distribute, sell, or possess designer drugs labeled as “bath salts.” The bill was named for a murder victim who was allegedly killed by … Continue reading

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Court finds drugs seized during Monmouth County raid inadmissible

In State v. Rockford, 2011 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2151 (Aug. 9, 2011), the New Jersey Appellate Division reversed a Monmouth County man’s convictions for possession of marijuana and possession with intent to distribute marijuana and other drugs because the … Continue reading

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Ecstasy found in Monmouth County college student’s bedroom held inadmissible by New Jersey appeals court

Violations of the Fourth Amendment’s prohibition against unreasonable searches and seizures, as well as the corresponding provision in the New Jersey constitution, can sometimes result in drug possession charges being thrown out completely. This was the result in State v. … Continue reading

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Red Bank man who discarded marijuana while fleeing Monmouth County police charged with drug offenses

A Red Bank man who tried to flee from Monmouth County police was recently charged with possession of more than 50 grams of marijuana, possession with the intent to distribute, possession within 500 feet of a public park, resisting arrest, … Continue reading

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Marijuana arrest in Monmouth County

Four Monmouth County men were arrested recently after a police officer found $65,000 in the back seat of their car during a routine stop. The discovery of the cash led to a further probe which turned up 100 pounds of … Continue reading

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Marijuana possession charges in Union County

A fourth-grade teacher and coach of two high school sports teams was recently charged with marijuana possession in Union County. The teacher, a 31-year-old Scotch Plains man, had a “small bag of marijuana” in his car when officers stopped him, … Continue reading

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Federal Justice Department supports New Jersey Compassionate Use Act

In New Jersey, the possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana is a disorderly persons offense which carries penalties of up to 6 months in prison, up to $1,000 in fines, probation, community service, and even a drivers license … Continue reading

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Ten bags of marijuana lead to New Jersey drug possession charges

A man was recently arrested for possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana when he was pulled over for speeding and caught with eleven small bags of pot. The officer who pulled his car over smelled burnt marijuana in … Continue reading

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Sixty-five marijuana plants lead to NJ marijuana distribution charges

A Boonton man was recently arrested for possession of more than 50 grams of marijuana, possession with intent to distribute, and operating a drug facility in New Jersey after police discovered 65 marijuana plants growing in his basement. The man’s … Continue reading

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