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Hazlet Drug Paraphernalia Charges Dismissed

Author Michael Noonan
Posted June 27, 2017
Category News from One of the Best New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Firms

Clark, Clark & Noonan was able to obtain the dismissal of Hazlet drug paraphernalia charges on behalf of a client in Municipal Court. New Jersey Statute 2C:36-2 is the statute which criminalizes the possession and or use of drug paraphernalia in the state of New Jersey. Under the statute, it is a disorderly persons offense for any individual to use and or possess with the intent to use drug paraphernalia. A disorderly persons offense can carry fines, community service, probation and in some circumstances a period of jail time not to exceed six months in the county jail.

Drug Paraphernalia is generally defined as something which is used in conjunction with the planting, production, storage, inhalation and or ingestion of a controlled dangerous substance. Drug paraphernalia can be various items.  Sometimes items which have legal uses can be considered drug paraphernalia when they are used in connection with a controlled dangerous substance.

If you or someone you know would like to speak with one of our criminal defense attorneys call our firm day or night. Our attorneys are skilled defense lawyers who have obtained the dismissal of drug paraphernalia charges as well as many other drug related charges. Our lawyers are here to discuss your charges with you and come up with the best possible defense. We are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week and offer a free consultation.