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Neptune DWI – Criminal Charges

The most common charges filed in Neptune Court relate to drug possession. Possession of CDS in Neptune, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia can lead to serious consequences. These include jail, prison, probation, fines and driver’s license suspension. Many of these consequences can be avoided in some cases. Call now to speak with a local defense attorney.

Neptune DWI arrests are also common, especially in the summer months. Drivers leaving bars and clubs in Asbury Park will often pass through Neptune on their way to the major local highways such as the Garden State Parkway, Route 33, and Route 18. If you have been cited with a Neptune DWI, call now to speak with a NJ DWI defense lawyer.

Neptune City Municipal Court

The Neptune City Municipal Court has original jurisdiction over all motor vehicle violations, including DWI. Disorderly Persons offenses, such as Neptune assault charges and shoplifting charges, are also heard in Neptune City Court. The court is located at 106 W. Sylvania Avenue, Neptune, 07754.

The judge in Neptune City court is the Honorable Richard Thompson, J.M.C. Judge Thompson recently took over the post from the retired Hon. Mark T. Apostolou, J.M.C., who held the position for years. The prosecutor is James Carton, IV, Esq.

If you have already been convicted of a crime or DWI in Neptune, call to see if an appeal, PCR, or expungement may be possible in your case.

Neptune City – New Jersey

Neptune City was incorporated as a borough in 1881. Its original boundaries included all of present Avon-by-the Sea, the southern portion of Bradley Beach and what is now Neptune City. Nine years later the Borough of Avon-by-the Sea was created and in 1907 the eastern portion of Neptune City was annexed to the Borough of Bradley Beach.

As of the 2000 census, the borough population was 5,218. The estimates for 2003 and 2005 show very slight increases to 5,196 and 5,242, respectively. This diminished by July 2009 to 5,100.

The principal ancestries cited by the residents in 2000 were 25% Irish, 15% Italian, 12% German, 10% English and 10% Black or African American. The racial composition was 83.38% White, 9.52% African American, 5.31% Hispanic or Latino of any race and 2.72% Asian. By 2010, the racial makeup had shifted to 78.33% White, 10.32% Black or African American, 8.14% Hispanic, and 3.46% Asian.

A quarter of the 2,221 households counted in 2000 had children under the age of 18 living with them. Less than half the households (42.0%) were made up of married couples.

The median age of the population of Neptune City in 2000 was 40 years. Less than a quarter (21.5%) of the population were by children under the age of 18, and 16.4% were 65 years of age or older.

According to the 2000 census, the median income for a household in the borough was $43,451. This figure rose to $57,373 according to a 2009 estimate and decreased to $56,135 by 2010. The per capita income in 2000 was $22,191 and increased more than a third by 2009 to reach $30,897. The estimated median house or condo value in 2000 was $122,300, more than doubling by 2009 when it was $267,876.

There was not much difference between the male and female income in 2000 ($39,578 versus $34,044). The percentage of families living below the poverty line was 5.0%. The January 2011 cost of living index in Neptune was 121.1.

The highest education level attained by the population age 25 and older of Neptune City in 2010 show that 13.98% did not complete high school, a figure slightly lower than those for the state or country (14.15% and 15.35%, respectively). The population that had completed a bachelor’s or graduate degree represented less than a fifth (19.32% compared to 32.70% and 27.38% for state and national levels, respectively).

The records of Neptune City Police for 2009 show: 1 murder, 7 robberies, 7 assaults, 26 burglaries, 146 thefts, 3 vehicle thefts and no rapes or arson. The total crime risk index measured in 2010 was 92 compared to 100 nationally. The Police Department of this borough had in 2009 20 full-time law enforcement employees, including 16 officers.

During 2005 to 2009, almost half (46%) of males were engaged in retail trade (18%), construction (17%) and manufacturing (10%). A similar proportion (48%) of females was dedicated to health care and social assistance (27%), finance and insurance (11%) and educational services (10%).






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