Burglary Defense Attorney in Jersey City, NJ
In New Jersey, the offense of burglary can be either a second or third degree felony. To see what distinguishes a second degree burglary from a third degree burglary in Jersey City, NJ please check out our section on Hudson County Burglarizes. (Just briefly, a second degree felony is punishable by up to 10 years in a State prison wherein which a third degree is punishable by up to 5 years) The Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall has eight criminal defense lawyers on staff, making our office one of the largest criminal defense firms in the State let alone Hudson County. Our eight burglary defense attorneys have been representing defendant’s charged with criminal offenses in towns like Jersey City, Harrison, Weehawken, Union City and Hoboken for over fifteen years. If you or someone you know is facing criminal charges in Hudson County, our office can help. Our attorneys are available 24/7 at (201) 309-1800 to answer any questions you might have.
Defendant Charged with 3 Burglary Offenses in Hudson County, NJ
A local Jersey City, New Jersey resident has been arrested and charged with burglarizing several businesses in the city. The Defendant, who has approximately twenty-two prior arrests, has been formally charged with three counts of burglary in the third degree, three counts of theft of moveable property and possession of burglary tools. According to the reports, in early July, the Defendant is alleged to have broke into the rear door of AK Convenience Store and stole $2,000 in cash, $8,000 worth of cigarettes and $500 worth of calling cards. Then at the end of the month, the Defendant allegedly entered Larson’s Restaurant and stole $450 from the cashier and he then entered Amin Deli and took over $900 in cash and cigarettes as well.
The Defendant appeared yesterday at Central Judicial Processing court, via video conference and Judge Marley set his bail at $40,000 with a ten percent option. Central Judicial Processing is the first step in dealing with your pending felony charges, whether they be cocaine distribution, possession of heroin with the intent to distribute, aggravated assault or carjacking. At this hearing, a Defendant’s bail will be set and the prosecution will determine if your case will be remanded back to the local municipal court or sent to a Grand Jury. These two determinations can play a significant role in how your case is going to proceed. Therefore, it is imperative that you have an experienced Hudson County, NJ criminal defense lawyer present with you. If you would like to speak to any one of the eight Hudson County, NJ burglary lawyers on staff at the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall please contact our office at (201) 309-1800.