Drug Possession Lawyers in Palisades Interstate Park NJ

In recent years, New Jersey as a whole but more specifically Bergen County has seen a tremendous increase in drug abuse. Some of the most frequent drugs that the Palisades Interstate Park Police catch Defendant’s possessing is marijuana, heroin, MDMA and Xanax. In New Jersey, the only controlled dangerous substance (drug) that may not be considered a felony is marijuana. All other controlled dangerous substance, whether it be heroin, cocaine, Oxycontin, Molly or crack cocaine are considered felony offenses. The quantity of drug seized will determine what degree of felony the Defendant will be facing. For more information on heroin and marijuana possession charges, please checkout our practice areas by clicking the link. In addition, if you would like to discuss your options with any one of the eight Bergen County drug possession defense lawyers on staff at the Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver, please contact our Hackensack office at 1-800-682-4037. Our team of Bergen County heroin possession defense lawyers have the experience and skill set required to aggressively fight to protect your rights. Now here is an article about a Defendant who was recently arrested and charged with possession of Xanax, Cocaine, MDMA and marijuana with the intent to distribute in Palisades Interstate Park.

Xanax, Cocaine, Marijuana & MDMA Uncovered During MV Search in Palisades Interstate Park NJ

Palisades Interstate Park NJ Drug Distribution Defense Attorneys A Palisades Interstate Park police officer who was conducting routine patrol on the the highway makes yet another major drug bust in Bergen County. According to the officer, he noticed the Defendant’s vehicle, which was located at the Sunoco Gas Station had a defective taillight.  Based on his observations, the officer approached the Defendant’s vehicle to further inquire. It as at this point in time that the officer claims he detected the overwhelming smell of marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. The Defendant then attempted to claim he was an ATF agent. However, the officer’s weren’t buying his story and he was removed from his vehicle and patted down. A knife and a small container of various pills was located inside his pocket. He was arrested and since he refused to give officer’s on scene consent to search his vehicle, a warrant was obtained.

A search was conducted and 300 Xanax pills, 58 Hydrocodone Pills, a pound of marijuana, one ounce of cocaine, MDAM, a machete and drug packaging materials were located inside his vehicle. The Defendant is currently being held in the Bergen County Jail on a $356,000 bail.

Possession of Cocaine with the Intent to Distribute Defense Lawyers in Hackensack NJ

If you or a loved one is charged with a criminal offense in Bergen County, in towns like Mahwah, Fort Lee, Lodi, Hackensack, Elmwood Park, Paramus or East Rutherford, it is imperative that you speak to an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. The Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliverhas been representing clients charged with aggravated assault, heroin distribution, marijuana possession, burglary, eluding and terroristic threats in Bergen County for over a decade. If you would like to set up a free consultation with any one of the eight criminal defense lawyers on staff, please contact our office at 1-800-682-4037.