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Roselle Juvenile Criminal Arrests & Drug Charges

Juveniles in Roselle are typically taken into custody by police for offenses such as possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and assault. While the complaint will identify the Roselle Municipal Court, that court actually does not have jurisdiction over juvenile charges. Instead, your child’s case will be heard in the Union County Superior Court in Elizabeth. If your child has been charged by Roselle Police with a drug arrest or criminal charge, your best move is to speak with an experienced defense lawyer right away.

Roselle Park – New Jersey

Roselle Park Borough was incorporated in 1901 from portions of Union Township. The first settlement known within what is presently the borough was built in 1700. The total area, according to the Census Bureau, is 1.22 square miles all of which is land.

It has a high population density with 13,297 residents as of the 2010 Census. There were 5,002 households and 3,407 families, down from 5,137 and 3,416 in 2000. The median house or condo value went up from $158,200 in 2000 to an estimated $330,713 in 2009. The January 2011 cost of living index was 18.3% higher than the national average.

The most usual ancestries are Italian (25.2%), Irish (20.0%), German (12.4%), Polish (7.8%), English (4.0%), and American (2.6%). There are presently 3,288 foreign-born residents (9.2% Latin America, 8.0% Asia, 6.3% Europe).

The ethnic and racial composition has changed between 2000 and 2010. White from 80.87% to 73.70%; Hispanic of Latino of any race from 15.34% to 28.60%, Asian from 9.14% to 10.20%, and African American fro 2.42% to 5.90%.

In 2000, 30.1% of the 5,137 households had minors living with them. About half (50.8%) of the households were composed ofmarried couples living together. Households made up of non-families and of individuals accounted for 33.5% and. 28.2%, respectively.

The age breakdown of the population in 2000 was 22.2% under 18, 33.5% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years.

The median household income in 2000 was $53,717. It increased to an estimated $56,889 in 2009. Likewise, the per capita income rose from $24,101 in 2000 to an estimated $29,286 in 2009. The median family income in 2000 was $63,403. Male median income was $42,623 versus $33,105 for females. About 4.3% of the population was below the poverty line.

Roselle Park Criminal Defense

In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 41 full-time law enforcement employees, including 34 police officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 126 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 9.5 and a violent rate of 1.3. There were no murders, rapes or bias crimes. The 2010 reports included 8 robberies, 9 assaults, 28 burglaries, 87 cases of domestic violence, and 41 cases of police force.

Additionally, independent data for 2010, which do not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 75 thefts, no arsons and 6 motor vehicle thefts.

The 2010 data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that 13.33% did not complete high school versus 35.82% who did. Those with some college or associate’s degree represented 23.01%. Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 19.50% versus 20.65% statewide. Those with a graduate degree were 8.34% versus 12.05% statewide.

From 2005 to 2009, most males were engaged in manufacturing (12%), public administration (10%) and transportation and warehousing (10%). Females were employed in educational services (19%), health care and social assistance (18%), and retail trade (12%).






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