Burglary Attorneys in Lyndhurst, New Jersey
The team of Lyndhurst, New Jersey burglary defense lawyers on staff at the Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver has the skill set needed to protect your freedom. Under the New Jersey criminal code, burglary is either a second or third degree felony. Which means, depending on the degree, a Defendant could be sentenced up to ten (10) years in New Jersey State prison if convicted. For more information on the offense of burglary in New Jersey, please check out our Lyndhurst, NJ burglary practice series by clicking the link. In addition, if you would like to discuss your options with any one of the eight Lyndhurst,New Jersey burglary defense attorneys, please feel free to contact our Hackensack office directly at 1-800-682-4037. Our attorneys are available 24/7 to answer any questions you might have and as always, our initial consultations are always free. Now here is a recent article about a burglar nabbed in Lyndhurst when he fell from roof this week.
Lyndhurst NJ Police Nab Burglar as he fell from the Roof
It appears from the reports that a neighbors awareness at about 5am helped the Lyndhurst police nab a would be “cat burglar”. According to reports released, a neighbor heard a loud noise coming from outside her third floor apartment window and when she went to check on the noise, she noticed the Defendant attempting to open a second story window. Once a light was turned on, the Defendant jumped and attempted to flee the scene on foot. Unfortunately, the Defendant, a thirty year old male, wasn’t able to get very far and was quickly apprehended by the police.
The Defendant declined medical treatment and was brought to the Bergen County Jail. He is currently being charged with burglary in the third degree and criminal mischief. If convicted, the Defendant could be sentenced up to five plus years in a New Jersey State Prison and fined up to $15,000. If you or a loved one has been charged with burglary in Lyndhurst or elsewhere in New Jersey, the Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver can help. Our Bergen County, NJ criminal defense lawyers have over 100 years of combined experience on staff, including over twenty-five years of prior prosecuting experience. If you would like to set up a free initial consultation please contact any one of our Bergen County locations at 1-800-682-4037.