Crack Cocaine Defense Lawyers in Bergenfield NJ
The unlawful possession of a handgun is a second degree felony in New Jersey. Therefore, if convicted, a defendant could be facing up to ten (10) years in a New Jersey State Prison and fined up to $150,000. To make matters worse, the offense of unlawful possession of a weapon falls under the Graves Act. The Graves Act was instituted about a decade ago and it in essence requires mandatory state prison sentences and mandatory parole ineligibility terms for any one convicted under this act. For more information on gun charges please checkout our Bergen County, NJ handgun charges practice series by clicking the link. If you or someone you know has been charged with the unlawful possession of a weapon in Bergenfield New Jersey or elsewhere in Bergen County, the Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver can help. Our office is made up of eight Bergenfield, NJ criminal defense lawyers, which makes our firm one of the largest criminal defense firms in the State let alone Bergen County. If you would like to discuss your options with any one of our eight handgun defense lawyers please contact our Hackensack office directly at 1-800-682-4037. Now here is a recent article about a defendant who was caught with cocaine, crack cocaine and a handgun in Bergenfield, NJ.
Crack Cocaine & Handgun Seized from Bergenfield Drug Dealer
It appears that the Bergenfield Police Department and the Bergen County Narcotics Task Force teamed up to arrest a suspected local drug dealer. According to the reports released to date, it seems as if the departments had been watching the Defendant for at least a month prior to executing the search warrant on his home. During the execution of the warrant, the officers uncovered approximately 30 grams of cocaine, 117 baggies of crack cocaine and a .357 handgun. The Defendant has formally been charged with the unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of crack cocaine with the intent to distribute, possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute and possession of a weapon during the commission of a drug crime. The Defendant is currently being held in the Bergen County Jail on a $150,000 bail. If you or someone you know has been charged with a drug offense in Bergen County, we can help. If you would like to discuss your charges with any one of our eight Bergen County criminal defense attorneys, please contact us directly at 1-800-682-4037. Our attorneys can be reached 24/7 and our initial consultations are always free.