Union City NJ Resident Charged with Possessing More then 10lbs of Marijuana in Delaware

Union City, NJ Marijuana Distribution Attorneys

The team of Union City, NJ marijuana distribution defense lawyers on staff at the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall fully understand what a felony drug conviction can do to one’s life. Under the New Jersey criminal code, distributing marijuana could be considered either a first, second, third or fourth degree felony. The main factor that will separate a potential first degree felony from say a fourth degree felony is the quantity of marijuana seized at the time of the arrest. For more information on marijuana distribution, please checkout our Union City, New Jersey marijuana distribution practice series by clicking the link. In addition, if you would like to discuss this matter with any one of the eight Hudson County, New Jersey marijuana distribution defense lawyers on staff at the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall, please contact our Jersey City office directly at (201) 309-1800. Our Hudson County, NJ criminal defense lawyers can be reached 24/7 and as always our consultations are always free. Now here is some information about a Union City, NJ native who was caught possessing more then ten (10) pounds of marijuana in Delaware.

10 Pounds of Marijuana Found in Union City, New Jersey Residents Car in Delaware

It appears that the Delaware State Troopers pulled over a Union City resident for an alleged traffic violation and when the officers inquired into what the three large packages on his backseat were the Defendant couldn’t explain. Based on the Defendant’s nervousness and inability to explain what was inside the three packages on his backseat, the Delaware State Troopers decided to bring in a K9 unit.

The K9 unit hit on the packages and when the officers opened the packages up, they discovered nine (9) vacuum sealed packages of marijuana. The packages were stamped with the wording of “Grand Daddy”. In total, the packages weighed in at just over (10) pounds. As a result, the Defendant was arrested and charged with possession with the intent to deliver a controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia.

If the Defendant was pulled over in New Jersey, he would have been charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute in second degree due to the quantity of marijuana seized. If you or someone you know has been charged with a criminal offense like marijuana distribution in Hudson County, New Jersey the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall can help. To set up a consultation please contact our Jersey City office at (201) 309-1800.