Red Bank Criminal – Traffic Charges
Any one cited for a traffic ticket, DWI or misdemeanor (disorderly persons) criminal charge in Red Bank will be sent to the Red Bank Municipal Court. More serious adult criminal charges and all juvenile delinquency cases from Red Bank will be sent to the Monmouth County Superior Court. If you have been arrested in Red Bank or issued a traffic ticket or DUI, call to speak with an experienced defense attorney.
In most cases, criminal charges and traffic violations can be plea bargained. One exception to this rule is for New Jersey DWI charges, for which no plea bargaining is allowed. In all criminal or traffic cases in New Jersey, you have the right to a trial. The defense process starts will gathering and analyzing all of the evidence in your case. We will then negotiate with the prosecution and prepare your case for trial.
The most common criminal arrests in Red Bank are for Red Bank drug charges. Possession of marijuana, possession of CDS and drug paraphernalia are very common charges filed by Red Bank Police. A relatively small amount of traffic violations are given out in Red Bank due to the lack of any significant highways running through the town. However, a disproportionate number of DWI arrests are made in Red Bank due the the bars and restaurants that abound in the city.
Red Bank New Jersey
Red Bank Borough was initially formed as a town in 1870 and for three months in 1879, it was called Shrewsbury City as part of the same name township. It finally was formed as Red Bank borough in 1908. It is situated on the banks of the Navesink River. The community was named for the clay banks along the river. According to the U.S. Census Bureau has a total area of 2.2 square miles, 17.13% of which is water.
As of the 2000 census, the population of Red Bank was 11,844 people. The estimate for 2003 placed it at 11,792. By July 2009, this figure had changed little to reach 11,914.
The racial makeup of the borough in 2000 was 68.19% White, 20.05% African American and 17.11% Hispanic or Latino of any race. The ancestries most commonly cited by Red Bank residents include 20% Black or African American, 18% Irish, 13% Italian, 10% German and 10% Mexican.
Out of the 5,201 households registered in 2000, 18.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them. More than half (51.9%) were non-families; almost half. (42.9%) were made up of individuals and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.
The median household income in the borough was $47,282 in 2000, which increased to $61,016 by 2009. Approximately the same rate of increase was experienced by the per capita income, from $26,265 in 2000 to $37,010 in 2009. The percentage of families and population of Red Bank living below the poverty line in 2000 was 6.3% and 12.0%, respectively. This includes 16.5% if those younger than 18 and 10.6% of individuals aged 65 and over.
The January 2011 cost of living index in Red Bank was 124.4 (vs. 100 for the U.S. average). The estimated median house or condo value in 2000 was $164,800. The price more than doubled by 2009, to reach $379,233. Almost half the population (46.25%) only own one vehicle. The unemployment rate was 5.7%.
The educational attainment of Red Bank’s population age 25 and over can be summarized as follows: 10.6% have a graduate or professional degree, 31.9% have a bachelor’s degree or higher and 81.6% have completed high school or higher.
Red Bank Borough is the home for the N.J. Symphony Orchestra. Holds the annual Jazz & Blues Festival, at the Count Basie Theater, and the International Film Festival. The borough boasts fine arts galleries, a theater company and a great variety of cultural events.
Red Bank has a large Police Department with 41 police officers and six civilian employees. According to the Uniform Crime Reporting system designed by the FBI, in the last quarter of 2009, thefts represented the highest number of crimes (51 down from 64 in the same quarter of 2008), followed by assault (37). No homicides, sexual assaults or robberies were recorded in the last quarter of 2009 and only one motor vehicle theft.