Tag Archives: Resisting Arrest

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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Plainfield man arrested during residential burglary in Union County

Union County police officers recently arrested a Plainfield man during his attempt to break into a house in Scotch Plains. After receiving a tip from a neighbor, the officers chased the suspect on foot and arrested him in the backyard … 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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Upgraded charges for resisting arrest

A recent news article involved a 17 year old boy who swore at police officers and resisted arrest. The case provides a good example of situations where resisting arrest, which is usually a disorderly persons offense, can be upgraded to … Continue reading

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When a judge obstructs the law

The offense commonly referred to as interference with police is actually an umbrella term for a number of different crimes and offenses that involve interfering with police activity, including resisting arrest, eluding police, impersonating an officer, and obstructing the administration … Continue reading

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