Middletown Criminal – DWI Defense
Route 35 brings in tons of traffic tickets, DWI arrests and some drug possession charges to the Middletown Municipal Court. Middletown juvenile and more serious adult charges will be sent to the Monmouth County Superior Court for resolution. Call now to speak with an experienced criminal defense lawyer for your Middletown criminal or traffic case.
Middletown Municipal Court
All traffic tickets, including DWI charges in Middletown, are referred to the Middletown Municipal Court for resolution. Criminal offenses characterized as disorderly or petty disorderly persons charges are also heard in the Middletown court. Speak with an attorney before appearing in the Middletown court to ensure that your rights are protected.
The Middletown Municipal Court is located at:1 Kings Highway Middletown, NJ 07748, just off Route 35 South. The judge is the Hon. Richard B. Thompson, J.M.C. Judge Thompson is also the presiding judge in Colts Neck and Tinton Falls Courts. The prosecutor is Gerald Massell, Esq.
Middletown – New Jersey
Middletown Township was settled by English in 1665 and was formed in 1693. It was incorporated as a township in 1798. This township is one of the oldest sites of European settlement in New Jersey. Several portions of Middletown were taken to form other townships, such as Colts Neck, Hazlet and Keansburg between 1847 and 1917. It is located on the Navesink River and has a total area of 59.3 square miles, 70% of which is land.
The name Middletown is found all over the United States (California, Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia and Vermont) as well as in Northern Ireland.
The population of Middletown at the time of the 2000 census was 66,327. According to the figures from the 2010 U.S. Census, the population decreased slightly to a total of 66,522.
The census of 2000 reported 23,236 households, and 18,100 families residing in the township. The racial makeup of Middletown Township was 94.71% White, 3.41% Hispanic or Latino of any race, 2.59% Asian and 1.21% African American. The most common ancestries cited by the residents were: 25% Irish, 22% Italian, 13% German and 7% each English and Polish.
Out of the 23,236 households counted in the 2000 census, 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them. Almost a quarter of all households was made up of non-families. Individuals living alone aged 65 or over accounted for 10% of the households.
The age group breakdown of Middletown Township population was almost equally divided into quarters by those under the age of 18, from 25 to 44 and from 45 to 64. The median age of the residents was 39 years old.
The estimated median household income of this township has been increasingly steadily since 1999-2000 when it was $75,566. Data from 2007 show that it rose to $85,049 and the figures for 2008 place it at $96,438. Likewise, the median income for a family has increased from $86,124 in 2000 to $99,862 in 2007. The percentage of families and individuals living below the poverty lines was 1.9% and 3.1%, respectively, in 2000.
The estimated median value of a house or condo in Middletown in 2008 was $443,629 versus $204,300 in 2000).
Regarding educational attainment of the population 25 years and over, a third of them have a bachelor’s, master’s, professional or doctorate degree. Approximately another third are high school graduates (including equivalency).
The major industries in which a third of the male population of Middletown Township is engaged are: finance and insurance (13%), construction (10%), professional, scientific, and technical services (10%). A similar percentage of the female population is occupied in health care (16%) and educational services (15%).
The violent crime rate reported by the FBI in 2003 was 0.6 per 1,000 people as a result of 37 violent crimes with no murders or homicides.