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Category Archives: Drug Offenses

What Can I Do if a Friend or Family Member is Arrested?

Being arrested in Union County, Linden, Westfield, Scotch Plains or anywhere can be a scary experience not only for the one being arrested, but for their family as well.  Being arrested can leave the family feeling frightened, confused and wondering what to do next. Given that most of us are not accustomed to dealing with… Continue Reading

NJ Drug Crime Offenders Offered Treatment

Union County Drug Crimes Attorney In June during a single week, authorities across five New Jersey counties including Union County made 177 arrests on drug charges. All 177 people charged were offered alternative treatment programs.  The vast majority accepted the offer of assistance to get clean. Of those arrested, 148 were connected to counselors and… Continue Reading

What do Disorderly Persons Charges Entail?

New Jersey legal terminology can be confusing. For starters, many individuals who have been charged with disorderly conduct charges believe that is the same as disorderly persons, and vice versa. Disorderly persons offenses are a classification of charges which replace what many other states consider misdemeanors. Criminal charges with a “degree” are considered felony charges… Continue Reading

Multi-million dollar Heroin Ring Leaders Admit Guilt

Following the 2014 arrest of Elizabeth residents William Camino, 38, and second-in-command Yakin Bryant, 37, for charges related to the two heroin processing mills discovered and raided by Union County police and federal officials, the defendants pleaded guilty to a variety of drug-related charges on Monday, August 14th. The Heroin Distribution Bust of 2014, Union… Continue Reading

Police Seize $50,000 of Drugs from Plainfield Homes

On Tuesday, April 25, police seized $50,000 of drugs and $1,200 of cash from two different homes in Plainfield, NJ. Authorities claim one man, suspect Michael Mitchell, 37, was using the two homes to manufacture and distribute Heroin, Cocaine, and Marijuana. Plainfield police reportedly found  20 grams of raw heroin, 1,650 folds of heroin, more… Continue Reading

High School Basketball Star Meets Tragic End

Keywon Savage is a local Union County legend.  Not only did this 6 foot 3 inch Newark New Jersey born-man have some truly epic high-school basketball performances, he was also an extremely talented student.  Teachers, coaches, friends, and acquaintances all expected Savage to achieve great things.  Sadly, a string of poor decisions and unfortunate circumstances… Continue Reading

US Surgeon General Warns Doctors in New Jersey, Rest of Country about Dangers of Prescription Drugs

The US surgeon general recently issued a call to doctors in New Jersey, New York, and everywhere else in the United States to help curb the rise in prescription drug abuse and addiction. Dr. Vivek Murthy sent a letter addressed to every single doctor in the country and highlighted that prescription drug overdose deaths are… Continue Reading

Linden NJ Police Officer Arrested, Accused of Distributing Marijuana

A Linden NJ police officer was arrested for allegedly distributing marijuana in Union County, New Jersey. The suspect is employed as a sergeant with the Linden Police Department. He was the subject of a narcotics investigation by the Union County Prosecutor’s Office. Detectives with the prosecutor’s office launched the investigation after receiving a tip about… Continue Reading

Plainfield Residents Arrested on Drugs and Weapons Charges

Multiple Plainfield residents were arrested this weekend on drug and weapons charges after the completion of two on going investigations. Authorities announced that Plainfeild resident Donte Thompson was the subject of an ongoing investigation that ultimately resulted in the raiding of his Clinton Avenue residency on Saturday. During the weekend raid, police confiscated the following… Continue Reading

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