Distributing the drug that kills another person can come with increased charges. A local New Jersey man was arrested recently regarding three drug overdose deaths. The felony drug charges will carry serious consequences if the man is found guilty. Luckily, he will have the opportunity to plead his case in court and present a strong criminal defense.
Sleeping in a running vehicle led to the arrest of one man recently. The New Jersey man was allegedly found to be in possession of suspected marijuana and paraphernalia when authorities approached him. He was later booked on drug charges.
A run-in with the law can leave a person dealing with heavy consequences, such as losing his or her freedom and facing other fines and penalties. Recently, police reported that a local man was caught with drugs and guns. The individual has a history of weapons charges, and the current bust has left him with both gun and drug charges. He is currently being held in a New Jersey county jail, pending trial.
Sometimes when people go out and about during their day, it doesn't quite end up how they planned. Recently, this was the case for one man when his trip to the local music shop took an unexpected turn. He was reportedly outside of his car while parked in a parking lot when an officer deemed him to be acting suspiciously. A later traffic stop led to drug charges for the New Jersey man.
Two individuals were going about their day when it suddenly took an unexpected turn. Authorities allegedly observed a driver speeding on New Jersey Route 15 and conducted a traffic stop. The events of that traffic stop led to traffic and drug charges for the pair.
The van was green and so, apparently, was the stuff inside. Police from the Port Authority recently stopped a green van in New Jersey that was heading toward New York City via the Holland Tunnel. The van was stopped after a toll collector at the tunnel toll booth noticed a strong marijuana smell emanating from the vehicle. The driver is now facing drug charges.
A traffic stop resulted in criminal charges for two women. The women face traffic violations and drug charges due to the condition of the vehicle and possession of a small amount of marijuana. The New Jersey stop was an unexpected buzz kill for the residents, who are from a neighboring state.
Weapons, drugs and paraphernalia were recovered after two searches in relation to a plot to kill a local police officer. A New Jersey man was reported for allegedly making claims that he intended to kill an Asbury Park police officer, leading authorities to search the man's home. While there, officers recovered illegal items and served drug charges.
A major bust has allegedly nabbed several people believed to be involved in a trafficking ring. Fifteen people were indicted on racketeering, trafficking and drug charges in New Jersey recently. A new story gives more details about the bust and the arrests made.
In Middlesex County, and New Jersey in general, drug charges can come with some very severe consequences. This is especially true when what might have been a basic possession charge becomes possession with intent to distribute. There are three elements that must exist in order for a "possession with the intent to distribute" charge to be valid under federal law.