North Bergen Eluding & DWI Defense Lawyers
The team of North Bergen, New Jersey eluding lawyers at the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall has been defending individuals charged with eluding and driving while intoxicated in the township for over fifteen years. The offense of eluding in New Jersey can be either a second or third degree felony depending on the underline facts of the case. The difference between a second and a third degree felony conviction can be the difference between a probationary sentence and a ten year New Jersey State Prison sentence. For more information on the offense of eluding in North Bergen, please checkout our eluding practice series by clicking here. Also, if you would like to discuss your options with any one of our eight North Bergen eluding and dui defense lawyers, please contact our Jersey City office directly at (201) 309-1800. Our attorneys are available 24/7 to answer any questions that you may have and as always, our initial consultations are always free. Now here is a recent article about a Defendant who has been charged with among other things DWI and eluding in North Bergen.
Defendant Charged with Eluding & DUI in North Bergen, NJ
The initial reports released by the North Bergen police department indicate that a forty-five year old Hudson County native has been arrested and charged with eluding and driving while intoxicated following a police chase that ended in the Defendant slamming into a fire hydrant. It appears that the Defendant was singled to stop his motor vehicle by a North Bergen Police Officer and instead of doing so, the Defendant slammed on the gas and took off. The police weren’t able to apprehend the Defendant until his crashed his car into a fire hydrant.
The Defendant appeared at his Central Judicial Processing Hearing on yesterday and was informed that his bail has already been set at $100,000. The Defendant has formally been charged with eluding in the second degree and driving while intoxicated as well. If convicted, the Defendant could be sentenced up to ten (10) years in a New Jersey State Prison. If you or someone you know has been charged with eluding in North Bergen or elsewhere in New Jersey, the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall can help. Our office has over 100 years of combined experience on staff, including over twenty-five years of prior prosecuting experience. Please feel free to set up a free initial consultation with any one of our eight North Bergen DWI defense lawyers. We can be reached 24/7 at (201) 309-1800.