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Eatontown Drug Arrest

If Eatontown Police have arrested you for a drug charge, we can probably help. There are numerous defenses to New Jersey drug charges. These apply for both adult and juvenile drug charges in Eatontown. While the majority of drug arrests in Eatontown are for possession of marijuana, police there make arrests for more serious criminal charges all the time. Call now to speak with a NJ drug charge lawyer.

The primary reason Eatontown police generate so many drug arrests is because of the number of busy roads and highways that pass through Eatontown. Most traffic violations and Eatontown DWI arrests are made on Route 35, Route 36, Wykoff Road, and Route 537. An experienced defense attorney can give you the best chance of successfully defending against an Eatontown criminal charge or traffic ticket.

Eatontown, New Jersey

Eatontown, named after the settler Thomas Eaton, is a Borough in Monmouth County, originally incorporated as Eatontown Township from portions of Ocean and Shrewsbury Townships. Eatontown is located at 40º17’37”N 74º03’24”N. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone at an elevation of 59 feet. The borough’s borders are: to the north the borough and township of Shrewsbury; to the northeast, Oceanport; to the east, Ocean and to the west, Tinton Falls. According to the Census Bureau its total area of 5.9 square miles is mostly land with only 0.17% made up of water.

Since 1917 the U.S. Army has based Fort Monmouth at Eatontown where the U.S. Army Materiel Command’s Communication and Electronics Command has its home. It also houses the Military Academy Preparatory School, which trains around 250 students that will enter as freshmen at West Point. The major county routes that pass through Eatontown are CR 537 and CR 547, with a couple of other state routes such as Route 18 in the southwestern part, Routes 35 and 36 in the center and Route 71 in the north. The Garden State Parkway is found just outside the borough, at Exit 105.

The estimated population in 2003 was 14,124 and total population according to 2010 statistics stands at 16,275. Major ancestry groups reported by the residents include: 18% Italian, 16% Irish, 12% German and 12% Black or African American. Presently, Whites represent 68.54%, Asians 11.33%, Black or African Americans 10.75% and Hispanics 9.07%.

Crime statistics recorded by the FBI recorded a total number of 31 violent crimes with no murders or homicides with a violent crime rate of 2.2 per 1,000 people. The indexes for 2010 show that the total crime risk index is 20% lower than the national index. The highest indexes are those corresponding to larceny at 242 and motor vehicle theft at 145.

Regarding education, only 8.34% of the residents age 25 and over have not completed high school. There is a high percentage of individuals who have completed Bachelor’s degree (21.94% compared to 17.52% nation-wide). Percentages of those who completed some college or an associate degree are par for the national figures.

The quality of life index is approximately 23% higher than the national index, with the highest marks given for amusement (162), medical (154) and restaurant (181). The median age of the population of Eatontown as of 2010 is 37.10, with almost similar percentages of around 15% each found in the 25-34, 35-44 and 45-54 age groups. Vehicle ownership is divided quite evenly into those who own one and two vehicles, accounting for 80%. The median value of owned houses is $261,559. The average household income is approximately $88,100. Twenty percent of the households have an income of between $50,000 and $74,999.






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