Don’t To Court Alone for a DWI!
The best move after being arrested for a DWI in Eatontown is to speak to an experienced local defense lawyer right away. However, you do not have the right to consult with an attorney before giving breath samples on an Alcotest or Breathalyzer machine. Anything but an unequivocal “yes” after police request you submit to breath samples may lead to an additional charge of Refusal to Submit, which carries a minimum 7 month license suspension for a first offense. If you are facing a DWI or Refusal charge in Eatontown, call now for a consultation on your case.
Eatontown Municipal Court
The Municipal Court is located at 47 Broad St., Eatontown, Phone: (732) 389-7612. Hours: Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. (traffic) and 11:00 a.m. (criminal). The Eatontown Municipal Court has jurisdiction over all Eatontown traffic tickets, including DWI. All disorderly persons and special citizen complaints are also heard there. Eatontown juvenile criminal charges and adult indictable charges are heard in the Monmouth County Superior Court.
Eatontown was originally incorporated as Eatontown Township in 1873 from portions of Ocean and Shrewsbury Townships. It was reincorporated as a borough in 1926. According to the Census Bureau its total area of 5.9 square miles is mostly land. As of the 2010 census, 12,709 people made it their home, up from 14,008 in 2000.
Since 1917 the U.S. Army has based Fort Monmouth here, which houses the U.S. Army Materiel Command’s Communication and Electronics Command. It is also home to the Military Academy Preparatory School, which trains around 250 future West Point freshmen.
There were 6,341 housing units at the time of the 2000 census. Then, the median house or condo value was $166,300. It augmented to an estimated $339,235 in 2009. The January 2011 cost of living index was 21.3% higher than the national average.
The most common ancestries are Italian (21.4%), Irish (19.2%), German (14.1%), English (8.1%), Polish (5.4%), and American (3.3%). There are 2,307 foreign-born residents (8.1% Asia, 4.0% Latin America, 3.9% Europe). As of the 2000 census, the ethnic composition was 73.29% White, 11.61% African American, 9.23% Asian and 6.62$ Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Of the 5,780 households recorded in the 2000 census, 28.7% had minors living with them. Almost half (46.8%) were of married couples living together. Households composed of non-families and of individuals represented 40.4% and 33.8%, respectively.
The median age was 37 years as of the 2000 census. The age distribution was 22.9% under 18, 35.0% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% 65 and over.
The 2000 census statistics show that the median household income and the per capita income were was $53,833 and $26,965. These increased as of a 2009 estimate to $55,833 and $31,676. There were about 3,500 families with a median income of $69,397. Male median income was $49,508 versus $35,109 for females. Approximately 5.7% of the population was below the poverty line.
Eatontown Criminal & Education Data
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 47 full-time law enforcement employees, including 37 police officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 656 major crimes. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 51.6 and a violent rate of 4.2. There were no murders. The reports included 4 rapes, 15 robberies, 35 assaults, 70 burglaries, 170 cases of domestic violence, 2 bias crimes and 47 cases of police force.
Additionally, independent data, which do not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 514 thefts, 18 auto thefts and no arsons.
Regarding 2010 education levels, 8.34% of the residents age 25 and over had not completed high school versus 28.61% who did. Those with some college or associate’s degree represented 26.89%. Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 21.94% versus 20.65% statewide. Those with a graduate degree were 14.32% versus 12.05% statewide.
From 2005 to 2009, males engaged in retail trade (14%), construction (11%), and professional, scientific and technical services (10%). Females worked in health care and social assistance (16%), retail trade (14%), finance/insurance and educational services (10% each).