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Defense Attorney for Point Pleasant Court

If Point Pleasant Police have arrested you for marijuana or CDS possession, your best move is to speak with an experienced defense attorney right away. Most drug cases boil down to the circumstances surrounding the police search of your person or car. Call my office so we can discuss the possible defenses in your case.

Point Pleasant Municipal Court

The Point Pleasant Municipal Court is located at 2223 Bridge Ave., Point Pleasant Beach. Phone: (732) 892-1118. Sessions: Tuesdays 1st (9am, 11am), 2nd (2pm, 4pm) and 3rd (2pm, 4pm). Judge: James A. Liguori. Prosecutors: Steven Zabarsky, Colleen Dolcy, Paul Granick, Christian E. Schlegel and Scott Kineavy.

Currently, the Police Department is staffed by 21 Full-time Police Officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 226 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 48.4 and a violent rate of 2.4. There were no murders. The reports included 1 rape, 1 robbery, 9 assaults, 26 burglaries, 80 incidents of domestic violence, 1 bias crime, and 27 cases of police force.

Independent data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 183 thefts, 5 auto thefts, and no arsons.

Point Pleasant – New Jersey

Point Pleasant Beach was incorporated as a borough in 1886 from portions of Brick Township. The Census Bureau records its total area at 1.7 square miles, 16.28% of which is water. It is located on the Barnegat Peninsula and is home to a small commercial fishing fleet. In the 2008 Top 10 Beaches Contest sponsored by the N.J. Marine Sciences Consortium, it ranked eighth in the state. Its annual Seafood Festival in September is famous.

The population decreased from 5,314 in 2000 to 4,655 in the 2010 census. As of the 2000 census, there were 1 3,558 housing units. Unofficial data estimate the 2009 median house or condo value at $569,992 (significantly above state average). The January 2011 cost of living index was 26.2% higher than the national average.

As of the 2000 census, the median family income was $61,250. Male and female median income differed little ($40,507 versus $37,500). The median household income was $51,105 and the per capita income $27,853. According to 2009 unofficial estimates, these rose to $55,729 and $36,947, respectively. About 6.1% of the population was below the poverty line in 2000.

The most common ancestries are Irish (28.5%), Italian (22.2%), German (19.5%), English (13.8%), and Polish (8.4%). The racial and ethnic composition, as of the 2010 census, was 92.3% White and 9.00% Hispanic or Latino. The percentage of foreign-born residents was lower than the state’s (5.8% versus 17.5%).

Of the 2,317 households registered in the 2000 census, 22.9% had minors living with them. Married couples living together represented 43.3% of the households. Non-family households were 43.2% and 36.3% were of individuals. Households with someone 65 years or older living alone represented 14.4%.

The median age was 43 years at the time of the 2000 census. Percentages of residents under 18 and those 65 years of age or older were almost the same (19.2% and 19.0%, respectively).

By 2010 the highest education level attained by the population aged 25 over reflected that 9.39% had not completed high school versus 24.14% who had. People with some college or associate degree were 28.78%. Compared to state levels, holders of bachelors and graduate degrees were 24.78% versus 20.65% and 12.91% versus 12.05%, respectively.

From 2005 to 2009, males engaged in construction (23%), accommodation and food services (11%), and professional, scientific and technical services (11%). Females worked in health care and social assistance (24%), and retail trade (19%).






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