Marijuana Distribution Lawyers in Bayonne NJ
The Bayonne, New Jersey marijuana distribution lawyers at the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall have the experience and skill set required to successfully protect your rights. The charge of distributing marijuana in Hudson County can be either a first, second, third and fourth degree felony. What degree you are charged with mainly depend on the quantity possessed at the time of the arrest. For instance, if the defendant is caught possessing more than 25 pounds they will be charged with a first degree felony, if caught possessing more than 5 pounds but less than 25, they will be charged with a second degree felony, if caught possessing more than one ounce but less than 5 pounds they will be charged with a third degree felony and if caught with less than an ounce, they will be charged with a fourth degree felony. The difference between a fourth degree and a first degree felony conviction could be as much as 18 1/2 years in a New Jersey State Prison. If you or someone you know has been charged with either possessing marijuana with the intent to distribute or distribution of marijuana in Bayonne NJ, the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall can help. With eight Bayonne NJ marijuana distribution lawyers on staff, our office is one of the largest drug distribution defense firms in the state let alone Hudson County. For a free initial consultation with any one of our eight Bayonne NJ criminal defense lawyers, please contact our Jersey City office directly at (201) 309-1800. Now here is an example of a couple of defendant’s charged with possessing marijuana with the intent to distribute in Bayonne NJ.
Cops Catch Defendants Bagging Marijuana in Bayonne NJ
According to the initial reports released by the Bayonne police department, two of their officers who were conducting routine patrol stumbled upon two defendant’s allegedly bagging marijuana. Apparently, when the officers approached the defendant’s car they noticed in plain view a small plastic bag of marijuana on the dashboard. Then when they took a closer view, they noticed the defendants were actually in the process of bagging up smaller bags of marijuana. The defendant’s, whom are eighteen and twenty-two, will most likely be charged with possessing marijuana and possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute. As stated above, the degree of the offense will be determined by the quantity that the defendants had in their possession at the time of their arrest.
If you or someone you know has been charged with distributing marijuana in Bayonne, NJ it is imperative that you speak to an experienced Hudson County, NJ drug distribution lawyer immediately. The Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall has over 100 years of combined experience on staff, including over twenty-five years of prior prosecuting experience. If you or someone you know has been charged with distributing marijuana in Bayonne and would like a free initial consultation, please contact our Jersey City office.