Terroristic Threats Lawyers in West New York, New Jersey
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:12-3, terroristic threats is a felony offense. Since it is a third degree felony, if convicted, a Defendant could be sentenced up five years in a New Jersey State Prison and fined up to $15,000. For more information on the offense of terroristic threats, please checkout our West New York terroristic threats practice series by clicking the link. If you or someone you know has been charged with terroristic threats in West New York or elsewhere in Hudson County, it is imperative that you seek the assistance of an experienced criminal defense attorney. Here at the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall, we have over 100 years of combined experience on staff, including over twenty-five years of prior prosecuting experience. If you would like to set up a consultation with any one of the eight West New York criminal defense lawyers on staff, please contact our Jersey City office directly at (201) 309-1800. Our Hudson County, NJ terroristic threats defense lawyers are available 24/7 to answer any questions that you might have and as always our initial consultations are always free. Now here is an article about a West New York resident who was charged with terroristic threats, aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon following a dispute with one of his roommates.
West New York Man Charged with Terroristic Threats & Aggravated Assault Following Argument with Roommate
According to the reports, a West New York man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threats, possession of weapon for unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon. It appears the charges stem from an incident between the Defendant and his roommate. It is unclear at this time what spawned the argument but it is alleged that the Defendant lunged at his roommate with a kitchen knife.
The Defendant made his first appearance at the Hudson County Central Judicial Processing hearing, also known as CJP and bail was set at $15,000 with a 10% option. In addition, if the Defendant is able to make bail there is a no contact order in place between the Defendant the victim. The Defendant face four separate third degree felony charges. Therefore, if convicted on all four charges, the Defendant could face up to twenty (20) years in a New Jersey State Prison. If you or a loved one has been charged with terroristic threats, the Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall can help. Please contact our Jersey City office at (201) 309-1800 for a free initial consultation.