Defense Attorney for Secaucus Court
If you have a court date in Secaucus, give my office a call to speak with an experienced municipal court defense lawyer. We will obtain all the evidence and discovery from the police and check for every possible defense to the charges you are facing. Common criminal charges in Secaucus include shoplifting and possession or marijuana.
Secaucus Municipal Court
The Municipal Court is located at 1203 Paterson Plank Rd., Secaucus. Phone: (201) 330-2065. Sessions: Tuesdays. 9:30am and 12pm, Alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 5:30pm. Judge: Hon. Kathleen A. Walrod, P.J.M.C. Prosecutor: Karen Boylan, Esq.
The Police Department had 67 full-time employees, 59 of them police officers in 2010. That year, the N.J. State Police Uniform Crime recorded 523 major crimes. The crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents were 32.2 and 1.9, respectively.
There occurred 17 robberies, 14 assaults, 46 burglaries, 153 incidents of domestic violence, 67 cases of police force, and no murders, rapes or bias crimes. Additionally, City-data included 412 thefts, 22 auto thefts, and no arsons.
Secaucus – New Jersey
Secaucus was initially formed as a borough in 1900 from portions of North Bergen. In 1917, it was incorporated as a town. It is the first true suburban community outside Manhattan, just five miles from Times Square.
Its road and rail transportation is remarkably good. Both the New Jersey Turnpike and State Route 3 pass through the town. UPS and Barnes & Noble’s “same day delivery” service to Manhattan have shipping warehouses in Secaucus.
In its 2008 list of “Best Places to Live in New Jersey”, the magazine New Jersey Monthly placed it 11th.
Secaucus encompasses a territory of 6.6 square miles, 11.77% of which is water. As per 2010 census data, 16,624 people resided here. The town had some 4,100 families and upwards of 6,800 housing units. As per City-data, in 2009 the estimated median house or condo value was above state level ($453,280 versus $348,300). The cost of living in early 2011 was above the national average (123.0% versus 100.0%).
According to figures from the 2006-2010 American Community Survey of the Census Bureau, families had a median income of $96,475 and households a median income of $82,289. The per capita income was $38,375. Male median income was barely 7.0% higher than that of females ($58,902 versus $54,665). (All figures are in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars and have a margin of error of up to 10%). Less than 7.0% of the people were below the poverty level.
The most common origins are Italian (27.4%), Irish (17.6%), and German (14.7%). Between the 2000 and the 2010 census, the White population has remained almost the same at around 68.00%. Asians have increased from 11.80% to 20.40% and Hispanics or Latinos from 12.26% to 18.60%. African Americans decreased significantly from 14.45% to 4.11%.
About 28.0% of the households registered in the 2010 census had children under the age of 18 living with them. Married couples living together represented exactly half. Non-families and individuals made up 34.7% and 29.1% of all households. The median age was 40.2 years.
According to City-data, in 2010, 82.2% of the population age 25 and over had completed High school or higher. Holders of a Bachelor’s degree or higher represented 29.1% and 10.5% had a Graduate or professional degree.
The most common occupations for males are Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers, Other sales and related workers including supervisors, and Driver/sales workers and truck drivers. Females work as Secretaries and administrative assistants and Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors. Call to speak with an experienced defense lawyer before appearing in Secaucus court.