Category Archives: Middlesex County Criminal Defense Attorney

Middlesex County cocaine conviction upheld but extended-term sentencing ruled improper

State v. Ellis, decided by the New Jersey Appellate Division in May, upheld a Middlesex County jury verdict convicting the defendant of second degree possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. The court found that extended-term sentencing was inappropriate, however, … Continue reading

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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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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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Middlesex County man arrested for boating while intoxicated

The Coast Guard arrested a Middlesex County man for operating his 26-foot boat while intoxicated, SILive.com reports. He was charged with violations of federal navigation law and taken to a New York City police station, where his blood alcohol level … Continue reading

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Former South Plainfield payroll clerk accused of stealing thousands in fraudulent overtime payments

A payroll clerk for the Borough of South Plainfield who was dismissed from her job in March is now facing charges that she paid herself more than $3,000 for overtime work that she never performed. According to a Middlesex County … Continue reading

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NJ appeals court reverses eluding conviction based on inappropriate jury instructions

On appeal from a Middlesex County court decision, the New Jersey Appellate Division recently reversed an eluding conviction due to faulty jury instructions. The case, State v. Padilla-Bustamante, arose when the defendant pulled over at a gas station in New … Continue reading

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Court rules that victim’s failure to wear a seatbelt is admissible evidence in vehicular homicide case

In a recent vehicular homicide case, State v. Buckley, the New Jersey Appellate Division held that evidence relating to the victim’s seatbelt use was admissible. The case arose when the defendant, a North Brunswick police officer, lost control of his … Continue reading

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Right to a speedy trial gets speeding ticket dropped for Middlesex County driver

A woman who was pulled over for speeding in Middlesex County and then ticketed for having an expired registration and resisting arrest had all of her charges dismissed when a New Jersey appellate court determined that she had been denied … Continue reading

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Middlesex County man charged with sexual assault after attack in Carteret

A Carteret man is being held at the Middlesex County Jail on $225,000 cash bail after being charged with criminal restraint and aggravated sexual assault for allegedly luring a young woman and sexually assaulting her after he posed as a … Continue reading

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Middlesex County man charged with sexual assault after attack in Carteret

A Carteret man is being held in Middlesex County Jail after being charged with criminal restraint and aggravated sexual assault. The man allegedly lured a young woman and sexually assaulted her after he posed as a modeling agent interested in … Continue reading

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