DWI & Prescription Drug Possession Charges Issued in Jersey City, NJ

Driving while Intoxicated Defense Attorneys in Jersey City, NJ

The driving while intoxicated defense lawyers on staff at the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall have the experience and qualifications to successfully protect your freedom. Our attorneys fully understand what a conviction for DWI in Jersey City or elsewhere in Hudson County can do to one’s life. The penalties for a DUI conviction in New Jersey drastically change if a Defendant has prior convictions for DUI/DWI or the offense occurs within a school zone or if an accident occurs. For more information on driving under the influence charges in New Jersey, including the applicable penalties if convicted and what exactly the prosecution must prove beyond a reasonable doubt, please checkout our Jersey City DUI practice series by clicking the link. In addition, if you would like to set up a free initial consultation, please contact our Jersey City office directly at (201) 309-1800. Our lawyers are available 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. Now here is an article about a women who was charged with DUI and possession of prescription drugs in Jersey City.

Defendant Arrested & Charged with DWI & Possession of Prescription Drugs in Jersey City

It appears a concerned citizens tipped off the Port Authority Police Department that a suspected DWI driver was making her way through the Holland Tunnel this week. According to the reports, the concerned citizen informed the police that a women driving through the tunnel was bumping off the curbs and failing to maintain her lane. Once the Defendant exited the tunnel, the police immediately observed the Defendant stop in the middle of traffic for no apparent reason. Based on the tip and the officer’s observation, they pulled over the Defendant. The Defendant was put through several field sobriety tests, which she failed and as a result she was arrested. A search incident to arrest revealed that the women had an open bottle of vodka, 223 Tramadol and 31 Lorazepram pills located inside her car as well. The Defendant was arrested and charged with DWI, reckless driving, two counts of possession of prescription drugs and possession of a open container of alcohol inside a motor vehicle.

If you or someone you know has been charged with driving while intoxicated in Jersey City or elsewhere in New Jersey, the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall can help. If you would like to set up a free initial consultation, please contact our Jersey City office at (201) 309-1800.