Defense Attorney for Morris County Juvenile Court
If your child has been questioned or arrested by police in Morris County, give my office a call. We can answer your questions and ensure that your child’s rights are protected. The focus of the juvenile justice system in New Jersey is supposed to be on rehabilitation. However, juvenile adjudications can have serious consequences. Call for a consultation.
Mountain Lakes Criminal Info
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 13 full-time law enforcement employees, all police officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 62 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 14.9 and a violent rate of 1.2. There were no murders, rapes, robberies or bias crimes. The reports included 5 assaults, 5 burglaries, 3 incidents of domestic violence (the lowest in the county), and 13 cases of police force.
Independent data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 52 thefts, and no auto thefts or arsons.
Mountain Lakes – New Jersey
In 1910, Mountain Lakes was a rural woodland owned by a few families. It was established as a borough in 1924. Today, its identity is basically intact compared to other planned communities. Professional planners have referred to its ability to conserve the original design and character as exceptional among American communities.
It has a territory of 2.5 square miles. The population density is low, with 4,256 residents as of the 2000 census. There were more than 1,300 housing units. An independent 2009 estimate placed the median house or condo value at $868,679 (significantly above the state average). The January 2011 cost of living index was 24.8% higher than the national average.
As of a 2009 unofficial figure, the median household income was $182,828 (significantly above state average). The same source estimated the 2009 per capita income at $90,226.
The major ancestries are Irish (21.9%), German (18.0%), Italian (17.7%), and English (11.9%). The percentage of foreign-born residents is about half the state average (9.8% versus 17.5%). As of the 2000 census, the racial and ethnic composition was 93.05% White, 5.17% Asian, 1.69% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.38% African American. The percentage of Hispanics and Latinos is.significantly below state average.
Of the 1,330 households registered in the 2000 census, 53.7% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 83.3%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were approximately 10% each.
At the time of the 2000 census, the median age was 39 years. The major age groups were under (18 35.7%), from 25 to 44 (23.4%), and from 45 to 64 (28.7%).
The Borough of Mountain Lakes has entered into an Interlocal Shared Services Agreement with the Township of Denville for the provision of shared municipal court services. The Court is located at Municipal Town Hall, 1 Saint Mary’s Place, Denville. Phone: (973) 625-8300. Sessions: Every Thursday at 9:00 a.m. Judge: Hon. Arnold H. Miniman, P.J.M.C. Prosecutor: Denis Driscoll, Esq.
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 (41.23% and 37.02% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 2% had not completed high school versus 14.15% statewide. Those with some college or associate degree were 15.29%.
The major industries in which more than half the population engaged from 2005 to 2009 were Professional, scientific, and technical services (21% males vs. 15% females), Health care and social assistance (30% females), Finance and insurance (20% males), Manufacturing (12% males), and Educational services (8% females).