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Have you or your child been arrested or charged with Disorderly Conduct, Marijuana Possession, Simple Assault or a DWI in Point Pleasant Beach? If you or a loved one is facing these or any other criminal, DWI, or traffic offense in town, McGuckin Law is here to help. We are an Ocean County based firm that exclusively devoted to criminal and DWI defense. Point Pleasant Beach Police Department is extremely active in issuing arrests and warrants and the Municipal Court aggressively prosecutes criminal charges. Unfortunately, young people who are preparing to enter the job market comprise the overwhelming majority of those facing charges and must try to avoid incarceration, criminal record, or loss of license associated with their violations. McGuckin Law will explore the facts, fight your case and work toward a dismissal or downgrade. Please feel free to browse our site or contact us directly for a free consultation at 732.924.4200.
Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, sees a massive spike in alcohol and drug related crimes during the summer months. As perhaps the preeminent “Boardwalk Town” in the state, the vast increase in population as the weather warms increases the number of people in bars (open until 4:00am), on the beach and boardwalk, and a surge in police officers hired on a seasonal basis. Every summer, the town issues hundreds of DWI, Disorderly Conduct, and Drug-related tickets every week. The roads and highways surrounding Point Pleasant Beach are frequented by patrol cars cruising for potential DWI stops and often Field Sobriety checkpoints are established at the town’s borders. Officers and security personnel patrol the boardwalk 24 hours a day looking for signs of fights, drug use, or alcohol-induced disorderly conduct. If you have been arrested and charged with DWI, Possession of Marijuana, or Disorderly Conduct in Point Pleasant Beach, we would appreciate the opportunity to get to know you and your case during a free consultation. We are available at 732.555.5555.
The majority of Point Pleasant Beach Disorderly Conduct tickets are issued at night on the Boardwalk outside of one of the town’s many bars and nightclubs. Disorderly Conduct is a common “catch-all” charge that may be issued to individuals engaged fighting, threatening, loud or tumultuous behavior, or creating a hazardous condition. The statute is purposefully vague because it allows police to issue summons for very generalized areas of conduct. Additionally, Disorderly Conduct charges often accompanied by related charges that include:
If your night in Point Pleasant Beach was disrupted by a Disorderly Conduct charge or a related offense, please visit our Point Pleasant Beach Disorderly Conduct page or Jersey Shore Disorderly Conduct Resource Center to learn how we can help you get your charges downgraded or dismissed.
Point Pleasant Beach is also very active when it comes to issuing Driving While Intoxicated and related charges that include:
If you were arrested for any of the above then you were taken to the Point Pleasant Police Station for the administration of the Alcotest 7110. For more information on how to aggressively fight your drunk driving charges please visit our Point Pleasant Beach DWI page or Jersey Shore DWI Resource Center.
Drug charges are also very common in Point Pleasant Beach. The vast majority of drug-related arrests in Point Pleasant Beach occur when an individual is found in possession of fifty grams or less of marijuana, otherwise known as simple possession. This is a Disorderly Persons Offense and may be resolved by way of a conditional discharge or fought as a result of a search and seizure issue. Additionally, the Heroin Epidemic has hit New Jersey hard, and Point Pleasant Beach is no exception. As a result, heroin and prescription drug offenses are on the rise as well. Simple possession cases are heard in Point Pleasant Beach Municipal Court while heroin, cocaine, and distribution charges are disposed of in Ocean County Superior Court in Toms River – about twenty minutes away from Point Pleasant. Common Point Pleasant Beach Drug Charges include:
If you or your loved one has been charged with any of the above offenses, please feel free to contact us at the number above. Otherwise feel free to visit our Point Pleasant Beach Drug Offense page or visit our Jersey Shore Drug Crime Resource Center.
All DWI and Disorderly Persons Offenses will be heard in Point Pleasant Beach Municipal Court on 2233 Bridge Avenue in Point Pleasant, 08742. The court can be reached at 732.899.1636 for information on your summons or ticket. For your convenience please refer to the map below for directions:
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At McGuckin Law we take our role as your potential legal representative very seriously. Should you choose to retain our professional DWI and criminal defense team, we will keep you updated on the status of your case and work with you to build a customized game plan. We will not take your trust or your investment for granted. For a free consultation with a Jersey Shore defense lawyer, please contact us at 732.924.4200.