Hoboken Criminal & Drug Possession Charges
If you have been arrested in Hoboken, speak with a defense lawyer right away. After being charged with an indictable or felony offense in Hoboken, your case will likely be scheduled for central judicial processing (CJP) court in Jersey City. Give my office a call so we can discuss your options and what defenses are available before you appear in court.
Hoboken Municipal Court
The Municipal Court is located at 100 Newark St., Hoboken. Phone: (201) 420-2120. Chief Judge: Hon. Michael A. Mongiello, C.J.M.C. and Judge: Hon. Cataldo F. Fazio, J.M.C. Prosecutor: Tracy Zur, Esq. Sessions: Tuesdays, Wednesday, and Thursday at 9 am.; night court Tuesdays at 6 pm.
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 161 full-time law enforcement employees, including 149 police officers.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 1,135 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 22.7 and a violent rate of 2.7. There were no murders. The reports included 4 rapes, 36 robberies, 95 assaults, 169 burglaries, 214 incidents of domestic violence, 7 bias crimes, and 161 cases of police force.
Independent data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 674 thefts, 87 auto thefts, and one arson.
Hoboken City – NJ
Hoboken City was originally an island. It became a township in 1849. In 1955, it was incorporated as a city. It is part of the New York metropolitan area. It is home to Hoboken Terminal, a national historic landmark, built in 1907, is a major transportation hub for the region.
It is the seat of the oldest technological universities of the nation: the Stevens Institute of Technology. Hoboken is also where the first recorded baseball game in the country was recorded.
Its 2.01 square miles territory is densely populated. As of the 2010 census, there were than 50,000 inhabitants. There were almost 9,500 families and about 26,900 housing units. An unofficial 2009 figure estimated the median house or condo value at $579,045. The January 2011 cost of living index was 32.6% higher than the national average.
The 2006-2010 American Community Survey of the Census Bureau estimated (with a 5%-9% margin of error) that the median household income was $101,782, and the median family income $121,614. Males had a median income 35% higher than females ($90,878 versus $67,331). The per capita income was $69,085. (All the figures are in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars). About 11.0% of the population was below the poverty line, including 20.7% of minors and 24.4% of seniors.
As of the 2010 census, the racial and ethnic composition was 82.24% White, 15.20% Hispanic or Latino, 7.12% Asian, and 3.53% African American. The major ancestries were Italian (20.9%), Irish (19.2%) and German (10.8%).
Of the 25,041 households registered in the 2010 census, the largest group was represented by non-families (62.2%). There were more households composed of individuals than of married couples living together (39.7% versus 28.8%).
At the time of the 2010 census, the median age was 31.2 years. More than half were from 25 to 44 years old. The other three major age groups (under 18, 18-24 and 45-64) were less than 14.0% each.
The 2010 census data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that the percentage with a bachelor’s degree or higher were significantly above state levels (43.01% and 19.76% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 14.0% had not completed high school.
From 2005 to 2009, males engaged in Finance and insurance (30%), Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%), and Information (9%). Females worked in Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%), Finance and insurance (17%), Educational services (14%), and Retail trade (9%).