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Englishtown Criminal Defense Attorney

For a small town, Englishtown has a very active local police force. While sometimes understaffed, Englishtown Police Officers produce a high level of criminal arrests and traffic tickets in the Borough. Most criminal arrests in Englishtown are for minor offenses such as drug and CDS possession. The most common CDS charge in Englishtown is for possession of marijuana, in violation of NJSA 2C:35-10(a)4 and for possession of drug paraphernalia, in violation of NJSA 2C:36-2.

There are defenses and/or diversionary programs available for most Englishtown drug charges. I represent adults in the Englishtown Municipal Court and the Monmouth County Superior Court accused of drug possession and other crimes in Englishtown. I also defend juveniles accused of criminal offenses in Englishtown. A juvenile charged with drug possession or any other crime in Englishtown will be sent to the Monmouth County Superior Court for adjudication. Call to speak with a New Jersey juvenile drug charge lawyer.

Englishtown, New Jersey

Englishtown, named after a local landowner called James English, is a Borough incorporated in 1888 from portions of Manalapan Township. The total area is barely 0.6 square miles of which almost 98% is land.

As of the last Census, the population was 1,764. According to figures for 2003 and 2007, the population grew to 1,788 and 1,893, respectively. The residents of Englishtown report the following major ancestries: Italian 26.0%, Irish 18.5%, German 13.8%, Polish 11.6%, English 5.8% and Russian 4.4%. As of 2010 the racial composition of this borough is approximately 83.90% White, 9.79% Hispanic and 4.13% Black or African American.

The crime statistics from the FBI for 2003 show that there only two violent crimes, with no murders or homicides. This translates into a violent crime rate of 1.1 per 1,000 people. By 2010, non-official figures show a total crime risk index of 27 vs. 73 for the state, with very low risk indexes for robbery and murder of 2 and 4 vs. 108 and 84, respectively, for the state. Motor vehicle theft risk index is also low at 15 vs. 76 for the state. The highest risks are burglary (48 vs. 66) and assault (40 vs. 62), followed by rape and larceny risks, at 34 and 32 vs. 39 and 62, respectively, for the state.

The cost of living index in Englishtown for January 2011 was 19.7% higher than the national average. More than 40% of the households own two vehicles. Thirty percent of the houses are valued at $300,000-$399,999 and none exceeds $749,999. The Median Household Income was, as of 2010, $76.512, with more than 50% earning between $50,000 and $149,999.

The median age of this borough’s residents is 35.30 with a very high percentage of people 85 years and older (3.59%) that surpasses by far the state (1.92%) and national (1.75%) percentages.

Housing statistics for 2010 show that there is a large percentage of homes built between 1950 and 1939 (16.79%) and more than that (18.39%) was built on 1939 or earlier.

The borough has one public High School and five public elementary/middle schools. The highest education level attained by the population age 25 and over as of 2010 is roughly broken down as follows: 34.62% who completed High School, 20.50% who have some College education (both slightly higher than state and national percentages). The percentage of those who have not completed High School is similar to state and national figures, at 14.03%. Only 14.96% and 6.81% of this population has completed Bachelor’s degree or Graduate degree (compared, respectively, to 20.6% and 12.05% for the state). The only group that surpasses state and national percentages is those who completed an Associate degree, which at 9.08% is 50% higher than the state’s and roughly 20% higher than the national figure

Comparing Englishtown averages to the state, it is found that the median household income, median house value and Black-race population percentage are all above state average. The two percentages significantly above state are Hispanic race population and foreign-born population.

Englishtown Municipal Court

Englishtown Municipal Court
15 Main St
Englishtown, NJ 07726

Judge: The Hon. James M. Newman, J.M.C.
Prosecutor: Richard Kelly, Esq.
Court Administrator: Rosemary O’Donnell
Public Defender: Susan S. Clark, Esq.






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