Prescription Drug Distribution Charges Issued in Hoboken NJ

Hoboken NJ Oxycodone Distribution Lawyers

With the sudden rise in prescription drug abuse, the Hoboken, New Jersey police force has been out canvasing the streets trying to arrest and prosecute any one caught distributing Oxycodone. The New Jersey legislature has created some increased penalties for any one caught distributing Oxycodone, Xanax, Roxy, Percocet or any other prescription drug for that matter. One of the biggest increase in penalties for distributing prescription drugs in Hudson County as opposed to say distributing heroin, is the fine. If caught distributing prescription drugs in the second degree, a defendant could be fined up to $300,000 as opposed to distributing heroin in the second degree, where they could be fined up to $150,000. For more information on prescription drug distribution in Hoboken NJ, please check out our prescription drug practice series by clicking here. If you or someone you know has been charged with distributing Oxycodone in Hoboken, the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall can help. With over 100 years of combined experience on staff, our office has the skill set required to successfully represent your interest. If you would like to set up a free initial consultation with any one of our eight Hoboken NJ criminal lawyers, please contact our Jersey City office directly at (201) 309-1800. Now here is an article on a defendant whom was just arrested and charged with distributing Oxycodone in Hoboken New Jersey.

Jersey City resident Charged with Distributing Oxycodone in Hoboken NJ

According to the reports, a 47 year old ex-con from Jersey City, was caught distributing Oxycodon in Hoboken New Jersey last week. The facts surrounding the incident are unclear at this time, but the Defendant appeared at the Central Judicial Processing Court and was arraigned on his charges, which are as follows: possession of Oxycodone pills with the intent to distribute in a school zone and within 500 feet of a public park, possession of hypodermic needles, possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia and trespassing. Bail was set in the amount of $50,000 cash or bond due to the Defendant’s lengthy prior record, which consists of 28 prior arrests in New Jersey, 6 in Virginia and 1 in New York. If convicted on all charges the Defendant could be facing over twenty years in a New Jersey State Prison.

If you or a loved one has been charged with a criminal offense in Hoboken NJ, we can help. If you would like to set up a free initial consultation with any one of our eight Hoboken, NJ criminal defense lawyers, please contact our Jersey City office directly at (201) 309-1800. Our attorneys are available 24/7 to answer any questions you might have.