Two Arrested & Charged with Possession of Marijuana under 50 grams
Possession of marijuana under 50 grams is one of the most common criminal charges issued in Bayonne, New Jersey. Contrary to most people’s believe, simple possession of marijuana in New Jersey is a criminal offense. If convicted, a defendant could be sentenced up to six months in the Hudson County Jail, fined up to $1,000, issued fees and assessments totaling approximately $1,000, a permanent criminal record and up to a two year loss of their driving privileges. For more information on the possession of marijuana please checkout our Hudson County, NJ marijuana practice series by clicking the link. If you or someone you know has been charged with possession of marijuana in Bayonne, New Jersey or elsewhere in Hudson County the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall can help. We have over 100 years of combined experience on staff, including over 25 years of prior prosecuting experience. If you would like to set up a free initial consultation with any one of our eight Hudson County, New Jersey marijuana possession lawyers please contact our Jersey City office directly at (201) 309-1800. Now here is a recent article about two individuals who where apprehended this weekend in Bayonne New Jersey and charged with possession of marijuana under 50 grams.
According to the reports, two individuals, one being a twenty-one year old male and the other being a twenty-three year old male was arrested and charged with a violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10A(4) in the City of Bayonne over the weekend. It appears that two Bayonne police officers were just canvassing the area when they notice two young adults attempting to duck and hide in their parked car. Based on their observations, the officer’s approached the Defendants vehicle and when doing so they allege that they observed a cloud of smoke that smelled like burnt marijuana coming from inside the car. The Defendants were arrested and charged with the possession of marijuana under 50 grams in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10A(4).
If you or someone you know has been charged with a drug offense in Bayonne or elsewhere in Hudson County, the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall can help. We have the experience and skill set required to successfully defend your rights. For a free consultation please contact our Jersey City office directly at (201) 309-1800. Our Bayonne criminal defense attorneys are available 24/7 to answer any questions you might have.