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Perth Amboy Juvenile Charges


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Lawyer for Perth Amboy Juvenile Cases

If your child has been arrested in Perth Amboy, their case will likely be referred to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office. That office has a special unit dedicated to juvenile delinquency cases, which are prosecuted in the Family Part of the Superior Court. I have defended juveniles in that court against charges ranging from assault to armed robbery. Give me a call anytime for a consultation on your child’s case.

Perth Amboy Police & Court Info

The Perth Amboy Police Department has 132 uniformed officers and is headed by the Acting Chief of Police, Deputy Chief Benjamin Ruiz. In June of 2009 the Perth Amboy police department was accredited for proving their dedication to law enforcement policy and practice by providing excellent service. In 2010 The New Jersey State Police Uniform Crime Unit registered 1,337 main crimes. The reports included one homicide, 101 robberies, 98 assaults, 268 burglaries, 210 cases of domestic violence, and 123 incidents of police force. There were not any rapes or prejudice crimes reported.

The Perth Amboy Municipal Court is located at 365 New Brunswick Avenue 
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861. There are three judges at this court. The chief judge is the Honorable Judge George M. Boyd, and the two other judges are the Honorable Emory Z. Toth, and the Honorable Maria Del Valle Koch. They hold evening court sessions on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays at 6:00 pm. Morning sessions are on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:00 am and afternoon sessions are Wednesdays at 1:30pm. The Court Administrator is Mary Pasacano, and office hours are 9:00 until 5:00 Monday through Friday. The court’s phone number is (732) 442-6011.

General Perth Amboy Facts

The City of Perth Amboy is located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. The city has been coined the term, the “City by the Bay” due to its location being at the beginning of the Raritan River. The city itself is about 6 square miles, and has about 51,000 residents. According to the United States Census Report.

There are ten schools within the Perth Amboy Public School System. Preschoolers may attend the Edmund Hmieleski Jr. School or the Igancio Cruz School. Students in grades kindergarten through fourth may attend the Anthony V. Ceres School, the James J. Flynn School, the Edward J. Patten Elementary School, the Dr. Herbert N. Richardson 21st Century School or the Robert N. Wilentz School. There are two middle schools for grades fifth through eighth, the Samuel E. Shull Middle School and the William C. McGinnis Middle School. The Perth Amboy High School is for high school age residents attending grades ninth through twelfth. An additional high school, separate from the district, is a charter school, The Academy for Urban Leadership Charter High School. There are two private catholic schools, The Assumption Catholic School is for students from Pre Kindergarten through Eighth grades, and the Perth Amboy Catholic Primary School is Pre-k through third grades. The Perth Amboy School District operates as an Abbott district, which enables the schools to receive state funding providing the schools the same funding and opportunities, as schools would receive in a wealthier district. They are one of 31 Abbott districts in the state of New Jersey.

Educational data from 2010 shows that almost 37 percent of Perth Amboy residents age 25 and over did not finish or graduate high school. About 19 percent of residents received an associate’s degree or had some college. Approximately 8 percent received a bachelor’s degree, and about 5 percent a graduate degree or higher.






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