Hoboken NJ Theft Defense Attorneys
The team of Hoboken, New Jersey theft defense lawyers on staff at the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall fully understand what a criminal conviction for theft can do to your life. A criminal conviction, whether it be a felony or disorderly persons offense (misdemeanor) can prevent you from getting a meaningful job, accepted into your dream university or obtain certain professional licenses. Theft of moveable property can be either a second, third or fourth degree felony or even a disorderly persons offense (misdemeanor) depending on the facts of the case. For more information on what separates a second degree felony theft charge from a disorderly persons offense theft charge, please checkout our Hoboken, New Jersey theft practice series. In addition, if you would like to discuss your options with any one of the Hoboken, New Jersey criminal defense lawyers on staff at the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall, please contact our Jersey City office directly at (201) 309-1800. Our attorneys can be reached 24/7 to help in any way possible. Now here is an article about a Defendant who is accused of stealing from a Church’s poor box in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Defiant Trespassing & Theft Charges Issued in Hoboken, New Jersey
According to the facts released thus far, a church worker was allegedly able to observe the Defendant take an undisclosed amount of cash from the church’s poor box late Thursday evening. The worker was able to observe the Defendant commit the theft by watching a surveillance camera that was set up inside the church. Other co-workers were able to stop the Defendant prior to him being able to leave the church with the money. He apparently immediately admitted to theft.
The Defendant was arrested and charged with theft, defiant trespassing and possession of drug paraphernalia. Apparently when the Defendant was being arrested and processed, a search was conduct incident to arrest and a crack cocaine smoking pipe was found in his pocket. The Defendant was arrested and released on a summons, pending an initial court date in the Hoboken Municipal Court. If you or someone you know has been charged with a criminal matter in Hoboken or elsewhere in Hudson County, New Jersey, the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall can help. For a free initial consultation, please contact our Jersey City office at (201) 309-1800.