On Feb. 13, the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office announced that several people were being indicted for criminal charges. A 25-year-old Camden resident was charged for two counts of distribution of over half an ounce but less than five ounces of cocaine along with possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Two other Camden residents were handed charges for conspiracy to distribute over half an ounce but less than five ounces of cocaine.
Two New Jersey men were taken into custody after allegedly engaging in a drug deal in Bayonne on Feb. 5. The incident took place at approximately 10:23 p.m. near West 18th Street and Broadway.
A teen in New Jersey was charged for criminal sexual contact as a result of an incident that took place on Dec. 19. The teen was charged for the juvenile crime after NJ.com posted photos of him on their site on Jan. 20. Although a detective working on the case would not offer details about the teen's charge, he did say that publishing surveillance footage aided in the investigation.
Elmwood Park police reported that four people were detained in a supermarket parking lot for an alleged drug deal on Jan. 9. The incident reportedly occurred around 5:00 p.m. in the Broadway Pathmark parking lot.
In New Jersey, the courts define a juvenile as an individual who is under the age of 18. When juveniles are accused of committing a criminal act, they are typically tried in a juvenile court. This court focuses on resolving juvenile delinquency cases in such a way that promotes rehabilitation and greater accountability. Moreover, each case is heard and handled on an individual basis.
A New Jersey man was detained after police obtained a search warrant for his home in Glassboro on Sept. 5. Police were initially called to the man's home after learning that an altercation was taking place. The 21-year-old man reportedly suffered a minor head injury during the fight before police detained him on drug charges. Police say charges against other people involved in the incident are still pending.
New Jersey residents may be interested in the story of two men facing serious drug charges after police claim that they participated in a drug transaction in front of one of their homes. Execution of a search warrant allegedly revealed a substantial amount of drugs in one man's residence.
Police have arrested a man and a woman from Hackettstown on drug charges. The incident occurred at a Mount Olive hotel while the man and woman were allegedly hallucinating and high on methamphetamine. The two must now face their drug charges in New Jersey court.
Police in New Jersey have announced the seizure of approximately 80 pounds of alleged marijuana in Jersey City. They say that the suspected marijuana seizure took place after a shipment of the substance was received at a warehouse in the city. In addition to the drug confiscation, three individuals were also taken into custody under marijuana arrest.
A man from Rockaway has been arrested on drug charges. The drug charges relate to drug paraphernalia possession and marijuana possession. The New Jersey man was apprehended by authorities after reports of a robbery in progress. Police say that they discovered the 40-year-old man in his car, parked in the driveway of a residence after they arrived on scene.