Year: 2017

Newly elected NJ Governor Phil Murphy has stated his intention to legalize marijuana for those 21 and older in New Jersey. In response, Point Pleasant Beach just took preventative action by banning the sale of marijuana within the entire borough. If the bill currently in the New Jersey State legislature passes, selling marijuana for recreational use will be legal […]

A school bus driver has been charged with DWI and endangering the welfare of a child after allegedly driving under the influence with approximately 20 child passengers in Lakewood, New Jersey. The driver is also accused of engaging in a heated road rage incident while driving drunk with the students near the Garden State Parkway. According to officials from the […]

juvenile court

A New Brunswick teenager was recently sentenced to 6 years for aggravated assault in Middlesex County Family Court. The charges arose from an incident involving three victims who were injured while the juvenile defendant was driving under the influence (DUI). According to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, a New Brunswick teen was sentenced to serve an aggregate sentence of 6-years, or two […]

A father and son have been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after an alleged knife fight in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Officers from the Seaside Heights Police Department responded to reports about a serious altercation on the 200 block of Franklin Avenue at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 9th. They arrived at the scene to find a 30-year-old […]


Our simple assault lawyers recently defended a client who had been arrested after getting into a fight with another patron at a bar after the two women exchanged words in the ladies bathroom. According to the police report the argument came to a head and got physical with our client getting the better of her opponent in […]

After numerous car accidents, some of which led to deaths and serious injuries in Lakewood Township, New Jersey, officials in Ocean County are increasing police patrols in Lakewood to identify people driving under the influence (DUI) and those committing other motor vehicle violations. In an announcement on Monday, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato said the new strategy will begin […]

A Jackson, NJ man was recently arrested for robbery, assault, and several other criminal offenses after allegedly stealing a woman’s pursue and dragging her alongside his car while he attempted to drive away. According to officials from the Jackson Township Police Department, 30-year-old Nicholas Bonaccorso stole a female victim’s wristlet purse at a local gas station over the weekend. The […]

The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office just announced its plan to conduct numerous DWI checkpoints throughout Ocean County, NJ over the Thanksgiving holiday. Law enforcement officials will be targeting drivers who are driving while intoxicated, as well as those driving under the influence of drugs. This DWI/DUI enforcement initiative comes in direct response to last year’s Thanksgiving holiday. Specifically, there were […]


Officials from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office in New Brunswick have accused a local case worker of numerous sex crimes, including endangering the welfare of a child, for acts he allegedly committed with a child under his supervision. 23 year-old Miguel Garrido, a resident of the Monmouth Junction section of South Brunswick, was arrested on Friday, November 17th. He […]


Our New Jersey criminal attorneys recently defended a client who had been pulled over and arrested for third degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance after troopers found a suboxone pill. The whole thing started after a trooper pulled over our client’s car because his brake light was out. Once he approached the car however […]