Monmouth County Possession Of A Weapon
An individual was arrested in Aberdeen, New Jersey after he allegedly threatened another individual with a machete. According to NJ.com, the individual showed up at the home of a female and an altercation followed. Eventually the accused brandished a machete and then fled the scene. He was later arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose and terroristic threats. The individual is being held at at the Monmouth County jail. It is unclear if he will face a remand motion which means that the prosecutor will seek to have him remain in the Monmouth County Jail pending trial and or resolution of the charges or if he will be released with certain conditions. Release conditions may include, reporting to the pretrial services unit, no victim contact and or electronic monitoring.
Unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and terroristic threats are all third degree crimes. An individual in New Jersey who is convicted of a third degree offense may face between three and five years in state prison, a period of probation and or term in the county jail. In some circumstances, an individual who does not have a prior record may be admitted into the Pre-Trial Intervention program if they are accused of Monmouth County possession of a weapon. An individual who enters this program will have the opportunity to have their charges dismissed upon successful completion of the program.
If you or someone you know has been charged with a criminal offense in Monmouth county call our New Jersey criminal defense attorneys day or night. Our attorneys are experienced lawyers who have handled countless matters in Monmouth County and other counties throughout the state of New Jersey. Our lawyers have successfully represented individuals who have been charged with weapons and terroristic threat offenses. Our attorneys are available for a free consultation.