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March 2012 Archives

New Jersey man charged with DUI after refusing Breathalyzer test

Getting charged with drunk driving in New Jersey is a serious offense that can result in the loss of driving privileges. Those who are suspected of this offense are often pulled over and urged to take a Breathalyzer test. Many drivers refuse to take the test for a variety of reasons, but failure to do so does not necessarily mean the individual will escape being charged with DUI. Further, the refusal to submit to a test may result in other legal consequences.

New Jersey man faces aggravated sexual assault charges

A 29-year-old man from New Jersey was arrested and charged with first degree aggravated sexual assault and second degree child endangerment. While the exact details of the purported incident remain unclear, including time and place of the alleged sexual assault, authorities have moved ahead to prosecute him based on the results of their investigation. The man is currently being held in county jail with bail set at $250,000, with no 10 percent option available.

Juvenile charges filed after accident results in boy's death

Juvenile charges have been filed in a recent tragic accident in New Jersey which occurred when a 14-year-old boy allegedly shot his 12-year-old half-brother while playing with a pistol. The shooting reportedly occurred inside their home late last month. The victim's body was purportedly dragged out to a neighborhood sidewalk, where he was found by a neighbor. Most recently, the teenager turned himself in to authorities and now faces juvenile charges of manslaughter.

Case against New Jersey man rests on eyewitness testimony

A New Jersey man was recently arrested and law enforcement charged him for criminal vehicular homicide in an incident that occurred the previous day. Since being charged, the man has since pleaded not guilty. The prosecution's case relies heavily on eyewitness testimony, so it will be necessary to present a strong criminal defense to ensure that all his legal rights are protected while he fights to defend himself against these serious allegations.