Why Police can Search your Vehicle if they Smell Marijuana at an NJ Traffic Stop

You are pulled over for a traffic violation and during the stop, the officer says he smells marijuana in your vehicle. The police officer uses the odor of marijuana alone to search your car, where he finds marijuana, drug paraphernalia, heroin, cocaine, a gun, or another item considered “contraband” in New Jersey. This scenario plays […]

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Fort Lee NJ Marijuana Charges Dismissed

The attorneys at the Tormey Law Firm, LLC. recently represented a client who was arrested for possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Since possession of marijuana under 50 grams is a disorderly persons offense in violation of NJSA 2C:35-10a and possession of drug paraphernalia is […]

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Synthetic Marijuana Laced with Rat Poison Leaves 3 Dead, 100 Ill

Synthetic marijuana, often referred to as “fake weed,” is illegal in New Jersey. As such, being found in possession of synthetic marijuana may lead to criminal charges for possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS). Similarly, distributing or dispensing fake marijuana can result in criminal prosecution for a felony offense. In addition to the potential […]

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Why Adulterants and Dilutants Matter for NJ Drug Charges

Under New Jersey law, it is unlawful for any person to distribute or possess with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance. These criminal offenses are considered a violation of NJSA 2C:35-5, which governs manufacturing, distributing, or dispensing. Drug distribution crimes vary in terms of severity, meaning the grading of the specific charge is based […]

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Hackensack Cops Fired for Conducting Illegal Drug Bust

Internal Affairs Probe Determines That Warrantless Search of Hackensack Apartment Was Not Justified Five police officers in Hackensack, NJ were recently terminated from their jobs with the Hackensack Police Department. The firings were prompted by a December 2016 incident involving an illegal search of an apartment without a search warrant. According to Bergen County authorities, […]

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Bayonne Domestic Violence Call Results in Charges for Growing Marijuana

The vast majority of drug cases in New Jersey begin with some type of search. In a recent case in Hudson County, NJ, a man was charged with several marijuana-related crimes after a search and seizure occurred while police were responding to a domestic violence call. According to news reports, police in Bayonne found multiple marijuana […]

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Marijuana Charges Dismissed in Garfield, Bergen County NJ Thanks to the Tormey Law Firm

Marijuana Charge Attorneys Garfield NJ Arrested with Marijuana, Need Lawyer for Garfield Court Attorney needed for a marijuana offense in Garfield? Contact us now for help. The drug charge defense lawyers at the Tormey Law Firm recently represented a client who was facing a misdemeanor (known as a disorderly persons offense) for possession of marijuana […]

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Why Marijuana May Still be Illegal in Some New Jersey Towns

The marijuana legalization debate in New Jersey rages on, as people wait to see if the new governor, Phil Murphy, will fulfill on his promise to legalize marijuana possession and sale throughout the state. In a recent move toward easing restrictions on marijuana, Governor Murphy signed an executive order intended to expand New Jersey’s medical […]

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NYC Man Arrested for Distribution of Crystal Meth in Fort Lee, NJ

Crystal Meth & Cocaine Charges in Fort Lee, New Jersey Have you been arrested for possession or distribution of a drug like cocaine or methamphetamine in Fort Lee, New Jersey? Then you need an experienced criminal attorney on your side and helping you to fight the charges. Methamphetamine is considered one of the most dangerous […]

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Drug Charges for Woman Who Allegedly Caused Car Accident in Rutherford, NJ

Lyndhurst Woman Faces Heroin Possession Charges After Possible DWI Accident on Route 17 in Rutherford A Lyndhurst woman has been charged with multiple crimes after she allegedly caused a serious car accident on Route 17 in Rutherford, New Jersey. The suspect is 43-year-old Soscia Salo of Lyndhurst, NJ. Salo was reportedly behind the wheel of […]

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