Cranford Drug Charge Lawyers
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In Cranford, drug charges are not unusual. Being charged with a drug-related offense in Cranford can be serious. With an experienced lawyer, you can protect your rights. The law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC handles drug-related cases in Cranford and throughout New Jersey. Our criminal defense attorneys regularly represent clients with drug-related charges. Gary Grabas and Casey Woodruff are former Prosecutors. Jon Bramnick is a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of trial experience.
Charges for “simple” marijuana possession, in particular, are common in Cranford. “Simple” possession is often referred to as the possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana. Under N.J.S.A. § 2C:35-10, possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana is a disorderly persons offense. Conviction of a disorderly persons offense could possibly result in a six month prison term and a $1,000 fine. Therefore, if you are arrested for smoking “pot” in Cranford, you could possibly have to go to jail.
Ordinarily, citations are issued to those charged with “simple” possession of marijuana in Cranford. However, persons charged with possession of marijuana may be arrested and taken to the Cranford Police headquarters. If your loved one has been arrested for marijuana possession in Cranford, he may not be allowed to leave on his own. For example, a person under the age of 18 charged with marijuana possession must be released to a parent or guardian. Therefore, it may be necessary to pick your loved one up from the Cranford Police Station. The Cranford Police Department is located at 8 Springfield Avenue.
Persons charged solely with “simple” possession of marijuana can expect their case to be handled in Cranford Municipal Court. The Honorable Mark J. Cassidy presides over such cases. Cranford Municipal Court is also located at 8 Springfield Avenue.
Take the Garden State Parkway to Exit 137 towards Cranford. Make a right onto State Highway Route 28 (North Avenue). Proceed on North Avenue. Turn slight right onto Springfield Avenue. Cranford Municipal Court is Located at 8 Springfield Avenue.
If you were arrested for simple possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, or any other drug offense in Cranford, NJ, the criminal defense lawyers at Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan LLC can help you fight the charges and avoid penalties. Contact us today.