Burglary Lawyer in New Milford New Jersey

The criminal charge of burglary can be either a second degree or third degree felony in New Jersey. Irrespective of which degree, if convicted of burglary, a defendant could be sent to a New Jersey State prison for a minimum of three years. Therefore, it is imperative that if you or a loved one has been charged with the offense of burglary in New Milford or elsewhere in Bergen County, that you hire an experienced criminal defense firm. The Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliverhas eight Bergen County burglary defense lawyers on staff, making our office one of the largest criminal defense firms in the State, let alone Bergen County. For more information on the offense of burglary in New Jersey, including what separates a third degree burglary from a second degree, please check out our Bergen County burglary practice series by clicking the link. Also, if you would like to discuss your case with any one of our eight New Milford criminal defense lawyers, please contact any one of our Bergen County offices directly at 1-800-682-4037 and set up a consultation. Our initial consultations are always free and our attorneys can be reached 24/7. Now here is a recent article about a Sussex County man who has been arrested and charged with the offense of burglary as a result of an incident that occurred in New Milford this week.

New Milford NJ Burglary Charges

A New Milford resident helped his neighbor catch the suspect that is accused of burglarizing her car and stealing her credit cards. According to the reports, a New Milford resident was pulling into his driveway when he noticed a man at his neighbors car rummaging through her pocketbook. When the neighbor confronted him, the man told him that he had found the purse and was just making sure it was being returned to the right residence. After that brief encounter, the man took off. The women was able to check her credit card account and inform┬áthe officers that her card was just used at a local grocery store. Officer checked the store’s surveillance video and was able to get an Id on the man. A Be On the Lookout (BOLO) was posted for the defendant. It appears just a short time later, the New Jersey State Police found the Defendant driving a stolen car in Teaneck New Jersey. Unfortunately, for the Defendant he was still carrying the victims credit cards.

The Defendant has formally been charged with three counts of burglary and three counts of theft by the New Milford Police Department. He is currently being held in the Bergen County Jail on a $150,000 bail. If convicted of all charges, the defendant could be sentenced up to decades behind bars. If you or someone you know has been charged with the offense of burglary in New Milford, or else where in Bergen County, the Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver can help. For a free initial consultation with any one of our eight Bergen County criminal defense lawyers, please contact any one of our offices 1-800-682-4037.