Jersey City NJ Resident Charged with Burglary & Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer

Burglary Lawyer in Jersey City, New Jersey

The team of Jersey City, NJ burglary defense lawyers at the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall have the skill set and experience to successfully represent your interests. The offense of burglary is a either a second or third degree felony in New Jersey depending on the underline facts surrounding the charges. A second degree felony is also subject to the No Early Release Act, which requires a defendant to serve at least 85% of their sentence before they can become eligible for parole in New Jersey. (burglary in the 3rd degree is not)  For more information on the offense of burglary in New Jersey, including the difference between a second degree and third degree felony burglary charge please check out our Jersey City, NJ burglary practice series by clicking the link or feel free to contact our office at (201) 309-1800. 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 love has been charged with the offense of burglary in Jersey City, we can help. Please feel free to contact our Jersey City office if you would like to discuss your options. Our Hudson County, NJ criminal defense attorneys are available 24/7 to answer any questions you might have. Now here is a recent article about a Jersey City native that has been charged with aggravated assault on a police officer and burglary.

Teenager Charged with Aggravated Assault on Police Officer & Burglary in Jersey City

The Jersey City police have announced that they have arrested and charged a nineteen (19) year old with aggravated assault on a police officer, burglary, receiving stolen property and resisting arrest. The initial reports reveal that a bike cop from Jersey City attempted to issue a ticket to a vehicle for playing their music too loud. However, when the officer approached the vehicle, the Defendant allegedly took off in his car. The Officer chased the Defendant on his bicycle until he was able to get in front of the Defendant’s car. Once in front, the officer drew his weapon an ordered the Defendant out of the vehicle. It appears that the Defendant attempted to get around the officer and when unsuccessful, he surrendered. Once the Defendant was arrested, a check on the vehicle shows that it was reported stolen out of Union City, New Jersey.

The Defendant appeared at the Hudson County Central Judicial Processing Hearing and the Honorable Margaret Marley set bail at $20,000 with a ten percent option. It appears that the Defendant, although only nineteen, has three prior arrests in New Jersey. If you or someone you know has been charged with aggravated assault on a police officer or burglary in Jersey City, it is imperative that you hire an experienced Hudson County NJ criminal defense lawyer. If you would like to discuss your case with any one of our eight Jersey City, NJ criminal defense lawyers please contact us directly at (201) 309-1800.