Aggravated Assault and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon Charges Issued Following Fight in Hoboken NJ
According to the reports released thus far, a twenty-two year old women has been arrested and charged with among other things, aggravated assault following an altercation outside a Dunkin Donuts in Hoboken, New Jersey. It is unclear what started the altercation but when the Hoboken Police officers responded on scene, they found a twenty-two year old women scuffling with three other women. When the four women were finally separated the police were able to take the statements from the witnesses. Following the investigation, the officer’s were able to determine that the twenty-two year old women was the main aggressor. In fact, it is alleged that she sprayed one of the females with pepper spray, causing her temporary loss of vision in her right eye.
As a result of the incident, the main aggressor was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon (pepper spray) and possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose. Since all of these charges are felonies, the Defendant will have to make her first appearance at the Hudson County Central Judicial Processing Court in Jersey City this week. During that hearing, the Defendant will formally be arraigned on her charges. In addition, it has also been reported that some of the other individuals involved in the fight were also issued summons for simple assault as well.
Unlawful Possession of a Weapon Attorneys in Hoboken NJ
Unlawful possession of a weapon, aggravated assault, heroin possession, marijuana distribution, cocaine possession and simple assault are some of the most common charges issued by the Hoboken Police Department. Any one of these charges will subject a Defendant to not only a permanent criminal record but also potentially lengthy State prison sentence. If you or a loved one has been charged with a criminal offense in Hoboken, Jersey City, Weehawken, Union City, North Bergen or Secaucus, the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall can help. Our office has over 100 years of combined experience on staff, including years of prior prosecuting experience. If you would like to set up a free initial consultation, please contact our office at 201.309.1800.