Jersey City Man Charged with Burglary in Hoboken NJ
A forty-four (44) year old Jersey City resident has been arrested and charged with among other things, burglary following an incident at a local gym. According to the information released thus far, the Defendant is alleged to have charged $4,500 worth of electronics to a Hoboken resident’s credit card that he stole from his gym locker. It appears that the case didn’t get cracked until the Defendant got into a verbal altercation with one of the employees of Church Fitness after he was observed attempting to break into another members locker. Since the Defendant’s May 29, 2015 arrest, the Hoboken Police Department has been able to link him to three more burglaries, all of which were of similar nature.
The Defendant has since surrendered himself on the additional charges. In all, he has formally been charged with three counts of burglary, three counts of theft of moveable property, three counts of criminal mischief, three counts of criminal trespass, obstruction and fraudulent use of a credit card. The burglary, theft and fraudulent use of a credit card charges are third degree felonies. If convicted of a third degree felony in New Jersey the Defendant if facing up to five (5) years in a State Prison and a $15,000 fine.
Burglary Lawyers in Hoboken NJ
If you have been arrested and charged with burglary, theft by deception, receiving stolen property, robbery or shoplifting in Hudson County, the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall can help. Our office has over 100 years of cumulative experience on staff, including years of prior prosecuting experience. Our office has extensive experience representing clients charged with various criminal offenses throughout Hudson County, including towns like Jersey City, Weehawken, Hoboken, North Bergen, Union City, West New York and Secaucus. If you would like to sit down with any one of our criminal defense lawyers and discuss your options then contact our office directly at 201.309.1800. As always our initial consultations are always free and we can be reached 24/7.