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North Brunswick Drug Possession Lawyer


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A North Brunswick drug possession arrest can have unfair consequences. NJ criminal law brings harsh penalties for even simple possession charges. Even the most minor drug possession charge – possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana – carries a criminal conviction, mandatory driver’s license suspension, an over $1,000 in fines and penalties. If North Brunswick Police have arrested you for a drug charge, call to speak with an experienced defense lawyer.

North Brunswick Twp

In 1798, North Brunswick Township was incorporated as one of New Jersey’s initial 104 townships. The U.S. Census Bureau registers its total area at 12.3 square miles, of which almost 98% is land. The population density is average at some 3,000 people per square mile. As of the 2010 census, 40,742 persons resided in this township. The rate of adult females to adult males was 100 to 95.3.

There were almost 14,000 housing units in 2010. The value of a house or condo in 2000 was $164,700. In 2009, this value rose to an estimated $323,838 in 2009. The January 2011 cost of living index was 16.9% higher than the national average.

According to the latest census, the races represented are 62.73% White, 15.27% African American, 14.20% Asian and 10.40% Hispanic or Latino of any race. The ancestries reported by the residents are Italian (16.9%), Irish (12.4%), German (8.7%), Polish (6.8%), Hungarian (4.4%) and English (3.9%).

At the present time, there are 8,863 foreign-born residents (12.0% Asia, 5.5% Latin America and 4.5% Europe).

The largest age group in 2010 was represented by people 25 to 44 years at 36.5%. Individuals younger than 18 and from 45 to 64 years old accounted for 23.0% and 22.5%, respectively. Ten percent of the population was 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years.

Exactly a third of the 13,635 households listed in 2010 had children under the age of 18 living with them. More than half the households (53.4%) were made up of married couples living together. Close to 12% were headed by a female with no husband present. Households composed of non-families accounted for 31.3%.

In 2010, there were 9,367 families with a median income of $93,931. The median household income rose from $61,325 in 2000 to $77,405 in 2010. The per capita income was $28,431. Male median income was $48,961 versus $35,971 for females. Approximately 4.7% of the population was below the poverty line.

North Brunswick Criminal Defense

The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 889 major crimes in 2009. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 22.5 and a violent rate of 2.0. The 2009 reports included 1 murder, 4 rapes, 33 robberies, 43 assaults, 154 burglaries, 107 cases of domestic violence, 7 bias crime, and 99 cases of police force.

The 2010 data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that 10.64% did not complete high school versus 25.94% who did. Those with some college or associate’s degree represented 22.96%. Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 24.87% (versus 20.65% statewide). Those with a graduate degree were 15.58% (versus 12.05% statewide).

The most common industries in which males engage are professional, scientific and technical services (12%), finance and insurance (12%), retail trade (11%) and manufacturing (10%). Females work in health care and social assistance (20%), educational services (15%), retail trade (11%) and manufacturing (11%).






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