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Tuckerton Marijuana & Drug Possession Defense


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Defense Lawyer for Tuckerton CDS & Marijuana Arrests

If you have been arrested or questioned by Tuckerton Police for drug possession, speak to an experienced defense lawyer right away. Going to court alone can be a mistake. All drug possession charges in New Jersey carry a mandatory driver’s license suspension, a criminal conviction, and the possibility of jail. However, defenses and some diversionary programs exist in many cases. Call for a consultation on your case.

Tuckerton Municipal Court

The Municipal Court is located at 140 E Main St., Tuckerton. Phone 609-296-2036. Sessions: First Tuesdays at 8:30am. Judge. Damian G. Murray, JMC. Prosecutor: Steven Zabarsky. Alternate Prosecutors: Alternate Prosecutors: Colleen Dolcy, Christian E. Schlegal, James F. Paguligan, Laura Benson.

In 2010, the Police Department had 9 police officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 57 major crimes in 2010. The crime rate per 1,000 residents was 17.0 and the violent rate 1.8. There were no rapes, robberies or bias crimes. The reports included 1 murder (one of the six municipalities in the county with murders), 5 assaults, 7 burglaries, 31 incidents of domestic violence, and 9 cases of police force.

Independent data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 40 thefts, 4 motor vehicle thefts, and one arson.

Tuckerton New Jersey

Tuckerton Borough was incorporated in 1901 from portions of Little Egg Harbor Township. In 1791, it became a Port of Entry of the U.S. (but not the third as usually believed). One of its attractions is a working maritime museum and village called Tuckerton Seaport.

The territory of almost 4 square miles was occupied by about 3,500 people, as of the 2000 census. There were some 920 families and 1,800 housing units. An unofficial 2009 estimate placed the median house or condo value at $233,230, up from $103,700 in 2000. The January 2011 cost of living index was 20.2% higher than the national average.

About 7.9% of the population was living below the poverty line, as per the 2000 census. The median family income was $49,528. The difference between male and female median income was 17% ($35,799 versus $30,583). The median household income was $40,042 and the per capita income $20,118. According to unofficial 2009 estimates these rose to $54,144 and $26,467, respectively.

The most common ancestries are Irish (26.6%), German (24.8%), Italian (17.6%), English (103% and Polish (8.8%). The racial and ethnic composition, as of the 2000 census, was 96.90% White and 3.10% Hispanic or Latino. The percentage of foreign-born inhabitants was lower than the state level (2.7% versus 17.5%).

Of the 1,477 households recounted in the 2000 census, 28.1% had minors living with them. Half the households were composed of married couples living together. Those made up of non-families and individuals accounted for 37.6% and 31.6%, respectively. Residents 65 years of age or older living alone were 15.5%.

At the time of the 2000 census, the median age was 39 years. More than half the population fell into the 25 to 64 age bracket. Individuals under the age of 18 represented 23.0%. People 65 years of age or older were 16.8%.

The highest educational level of the population aged 25 and older in 2010 was 11.89% who did not complete high school versus 47.78% who did. Those with some college and associate degree were 25.10%. Holders of a bachelor’s or graduate degree were below state levels (10.23% versus 20.65% and 5.00% versus 12.05%).

From 2005 to 20009, males were employed in construction (28%), public administration (14%), and manufacturing (12%). Females engaged in retail trade (18%), accommodation and food services (17%), educational services (11%) and construction (10%).






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