Defense Lawyer for Morris Township Marijuana & CDS Arrests
If Morris Township Police have arrested or charged you with possession of drugs or drug paraphernalia, speak to a drug defense lawyer right away. All drug possession charges in New Jersey come with a minimum 6 month license suspension. However, diversionary programs and exceptions exist for some offenders. There may also be defenses in your case involving the search of your car and person. Give my office a call for a consultation on your case.
Morris Township Municipal Court
The Municipal Court is located at 50 Woodland Avenue, Morris Township. Telephone: (973) 326-7407. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Judge: Hon. Robert J. Nish. Prosecutor: Craig O’Connor, Esq.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 333 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 6.0 and a violent rate of 0.9. There were no murders. The reports included 1 rape, 3 robberies, 15 assaults, 50 burglaries, 39 incidents of domestic violence, 1 bias crime, and 48 cases of police force.
Morris Township – New Jersey
Morris Township was originally established in 1740. It was incorporated as a township in 1798. It has a territory of almost 16 square miles, very densely populated with almost 22,000 inhabitants as of the 2000 census.
Likewise, this census registered almost 6,000 residents and about 8,300 housing units. The percentage of renters is lower than the state average (12% versus 34%). Unofficial 2008 estimates placed the median contract rent for apartments at $1,292 versus $935 in the state, and the median house or condo value at $739,939 versus $364,100 in the state.
Census Bureau facts recorded the 2000 median family income and the median household income at $116,866. These figures had risen to $114,188 and $131,825, respectively, as of a 2007 estimate. In 2000, the median household income and the per capita income were $101,902 and $54,782, respectively. Male median income was 59% higher than that of females ($80,946 versus $50,864).
The major ancestries were Irish (18.6%), Italian (17.2%), German (9.6%), and English (7.0%). As of the 2000 census, the racial and ethnic composition was 88.63% White, 5.46% African American, 3.90% Asian, and 3.81% Hispanic or Latino. More than half of the 2,336 foreign-born residents are naturalized citizens. Their most common places of birth are India (9%), United Kingdom (8%), and Colombia (8%).
Of the 8,116 households recounted in the 2000 census, 31.2% had minors living with them. Married couples living together were 64.6%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals represented 26.7% and 21.8%.
At the time of the 2000 census, the median age was 41 years. The age breakdown was 22.7% under 18, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% 65 years of age or older. For every 100 adult females, there were 64.9 adult males.
The highest educational level reached by the population aged 25 and over in 2010 shows that 7.99% had not completed high school versus 17.86% who had. Those with some college or associate degree were 17.77%. Holders of a Bachelor’s degree represented 37.24% (versus 31.17% in the state and 17.52% nationwide). Those with a graduate degree were 25.22% (versus 12.05% in the state and 9.84% nationwide).
The major industries in which males engage are P, scientific, and technical services (19%), Finance and insurance (13%), Construction (7%), and Health care (6%). Females work in Educational services (16%), Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%), and Health care (14%).