Heroin Possession Lawyers in Woodcliff Lake, NJ
Heroin possession has become one of the most common charges issued in not only Woodcliff Lake, but Bergen County as a whole. Typically, heroin possession, which is governed under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10(a)1, is a third degree felony. A third degree felony in New Jersey is punishable by up to five years in a State prison, fined up to $35,000 and a potential two year loss of their driving privileges. For more information on the offense of heroin possession, including the applicable penalties if convicted, please checkout our Bergen County heroin possession practice series by clicking the link. If you or someone you love has been charged with heroin possession in Woodcliff Lake, NJ or elsewhere in Bergen County, it is imperative that you hire an experienced Bergen County criminal defense firm. The Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliverhas over 100 years of combined experience on staff including over twenty-five years of prior prosecuting experience. If you would like to discuss your options with any one of our eight Woodcliff Lake heroin possession lawyers, please contact our office directly at 1-800-682-4037. Our attorneys are available 24/7 to answer any questions that you may have. Now here is a recent article about a heroin addict who is alleged to have burglarized a home in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.
Heroin Addict Burglarized his Family’s former home in Woodcliff Lake, NJ
A twenty-four year old from Demarest, New Jersey has been indicted by a grand jury in Bergen County for allegedly burglarizing his former home in Woodcliff Lake. The Defendant is alleged to have burglarized the home in an effort to feed his heroin addiction. It is unclear at this point what if anything the Defendant took from the home nor what ties the Defendant to the actual burglary. However, in addition to these charges, the Defendant is also facing charges as a result of him providing law enforcement from Palisades Interstate Parkway and Haworth with his brothers identification in an effort to attempt to avoid charges for driving while suspended.
The Defendant is currently being held in the Bergen County Jail on a $50,000 bail. If convicted of the burglary charge, the Defendant could be sentenced up to five (5) years in a New Jersey State Prison and fined up to $15,000. If you or someone you know has been charged with a criminal offense in Bergen County, we can help. For a free initial consultation with any one of our eight Bergen County, NJ criminal defense attorneys, please contact us directly at 1-800-682-4037.