Category Archives: Marijuana Charges

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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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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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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New Jersey juvenile drug charges

In New Jersey juvenile drug cases, the charge is heard in the county court where the juvenile resides. Generally, a family court judge presides over the case and makes all decisions regarding the drug charge. However, if a drug crime … Continue reading

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New Jersey drug free school zones

Simple possession of marijuana is usually a disorderly persons offense or a fourth degree crime, which carries a maximum of 18 months in prison. However, if committed in a school zone and the amount is less than 1 ounce then … Continue reading

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Is it a crime to be under the influence of marijuana?

Many people operate under the assumption that if they are caught by the police under the influence of marijuana in New Jersey, but without marijuana in their possession, they cannot be charged with a criminal offense. Unfortunately for those individuals, … Continue reading

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