Even though U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions seems to have been clearing the way for federal prosecutors to take on marijuana crimes, he recently announced that they will not be doing so. Federal law enforcement simply doesn't have the resources to tackle "routine cases" involving marijuana.
Authorities recently targeted an alleged drug ring in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. A total of 15 people were indicted for alleged drug crimes and racketeering in the massive cocaine and heroin bust.
A few months back, we offered up five facts every driver should know in the event of being pulled over by police for a traffic stop. The premise of that hypothetical was a stop for suspected drunk driving, but that's not the only situation in which the information could come in handy.
Most individuals in New Jersey have never had to go before a judge to answer to any sort of charges. Most offenses tend to be minor ones, handled at the municipal court level. Crimes that are more serious get bumped up to criminal court. If you are facing allegations, minor or major, you need to take them seriously for the sake of your present and future.