Defense Attorney for Berlin Juvenile & Drug Possession Charges
Berlin NJ police arrest both adults and juveniles for drug possession and other criminal charges on a regular basis. I attended law school in Camden County and also worked at the Camden County Prosecutor’s office during that time. If anyone in your family has been arrested in Berlin, give me a call to see how the charges might be defended or their consequences reduced.
Berlin NJ Municipal Court & Crime Data
The Municipal Court is located at 59 South White Horse Pike, Berlin. Phone: (856) 767-1721. Craig S. Larsen, Judge. George Singley, J.M.C. Sessions: First and third Fridays at 9.30 AM.
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 17 full-time law enforcement employees, including 16 police officers.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 220 major crimes in 2010. The resulting crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents are 29.0 and 1.6. There were no murders, rapes or bias crimes. There occurred 3 robberies, 9 assaults, 26 burglaries, 47 incidents of domestic violence, and 17 cases of police force.
City-data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, includes 174 thefts, 8 motor vehicle thefts, and 2 arsons.
General Berlin Info
Berlin was established as a borough in 1927, from sections of Berlin Township. Its former name was “Longacoming.” It has a wholly-land territory of 3.6 square miles. The population density is low with some 1,700 persons per square mile. As of the 2010 census, it had 7,588 inhabitants versus 6,149 in 2000.
As of the of 2000 census, there were 2,205 households, and 1,660 families. According to City-data, the estimated median house or condominium value in 2009 was $264,908 versus $348,300 statewide. It also reported the March 2012 cost of living index as only 2.0% higher than the national average.
Statistics from the 2000 census reveal that the median family income family was $68,704. Males had a median income 38% higher than females ($44,211 versus $31,980). The median household income was $60,286, and the per capita income $24,675. As per City-data, these had risen in 2009 to $70,815 (versus $68,342 statewide) and$35,150, respectively. Less than 4.0% of the population lived below the poverty level.
As of the 2000 census, 94.06% of the population was White, 2.18% African American, 1.69% Asian, and 2.11% Hispanic or Latino of any race. The most common ancestries are Irish (30.6%), Italian (30.2%), German (24.8%), and English (12.9%). The rate of foreign-born residents is significantly lower than the state average (4.1% versus 17.5%).
Of the households recounted in the 2000 census, 33.6% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 60.3%. Households composed of were non-families and of individuals were 24.7% and 19.6%, respectively. Minors accounted for 24.6% and 13.6% for seniors. The median age was 38 years.
The 2010 census data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that the percentages with a bachelor’s or graduate degree were 20.31% and 7.13% versus 20.65% and 12.05% statewide. Less than 13.00% had not completed high school versus 31.13% that had.
From 2005 to 2009 males engaged in Construction (16%), Accommodation and food services (13%), Manufacturing (13%), and Retail trade (11%). Females worked in Health care and social assistance (24%), Retail trade (18%), and Educational services (15%).