Brielle Drug Charge Lawyer
Brielle police routinely make arrests for possession of marijuana and other CDS offenses. Possession less than 50 grams of marijuana in Brielle violates NJSA 2C:35-10(a)4. Anyone convicted faces up 6 months in jail, fines, probation, and a mandatory license suspension of at least six months. However, defenses and diversionary programs are available for most Brielle drug charges and in some cases it is possible to avoid many of these penalties. If you are facing a CDS charge in Brielle, call to speak with a NJ drug charge lawyer.
Both adult and juvenile drug charges are fairly common in Brielle. Many of these occur during police searches of your car after a traffic stop. Some also occur after a Brielle DWI arrest. If you have already been convicted of a criminal offense or DWI in Brielle, call to speak with an NJ appeal and expungement lawyer.
Brielle, New Jersey
Brielle is a borough located in the southern part of Monmouth County. It is bordered by the borough of Manasquan to the north and east, by Wall Township to the west and to the south by the borough of Point Pleasant Beach. Its geographic coordinates are 40º06’30”N 74º02’44”W. This town was created as a borough in 1919 from portions of its neighbor Wall Township.
The name of the borough originated from a town in the Netherlands, with which it shared its pastoral look and charm in the 1880’sThe town has approximately 4.0 miles of salt waterfront along the Manasquan River Glimmerglass, and Debbie’s Creek. Of Brielle Borough’s total area of 2.4 square miles, two thirds are represented by land. This allows for the presence of a 140 acre 18 hole Golf Club.
There are two main access routes to the town, Route 35 that runs through its middle and Route 70 that runs along its western edge. Since this town is mainly a residential community of single homes there only a few condominiums. It has a single church, several restaurants with liquor license but no real bars.
As of 2010 this town can boast very low crime risk indexes, with a total crime risk index of 39 vs. 73 for the state. The highest index corresponds to larceny at 80, compared to the state’s 62. The burglary risk index is almost equal to the state’s (63 vs. 66). All other markers fall well below the state’s indexes as shown by the murder risk index at 5 vs. 84 and robbery risk at 3 vs. 108. Motor vehicle theft risk index is a mere 4 vs. 76.
Consequently, the quality of life index is rated at 100, with a restaurant index of 141, amusement 120 and weather 110. The level of education of the population age 25 and over is distributed fairly equally between those who completed high school (23.12%), with some college (18.33%). People who completed a Bachelor’s and Graduate degrees account for 32.14% and 15.76%, respectively, both figures higher than state and national percentages. A scant 3.95% have not completed high school, which is significantly lower than state and national averages. Three fourths of children age 3 and over are not enrolled in school. This is quite similar to the average for the state and the nation.
Total population of Brielle as of 2010 stands at 4,817 with a median age of 44.60 years. Around 45% of the population is found in the age groups of 36-44, 45-54 and 55-64, all of which show percentages slightly higher than the state and national averages. Most of Brielle’s population is White (89.97%) and the two largest minorities are represented by Hispanics (5.29%) and Black or African Americans (4.11%). The average household income is $125,006, which is around 25% higher than the household state income and almost twice as high as the national average. A large percentage (13.88%) of households has income of $200,000 and over. Almost half of the individuals own two vehicles and 15.34% own three.
An experienced criminal defense lawyer for your Brielle charge can give you the best chance of success.