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Middlesex County Drug Charges

Experienced CDS Lawyer for Charges in Edison, New Brunswick, Piscataway, East Brunswick & Elsewhere in  Middlesex County

Map of Middlesex County New Jersey depicting the location of each municipality.Middlesex County is one of the busiest jurisdictions for drug charges in New Jersey. The county is centrally located in the state with many major roadway passing through its 25 municipalities. If you had the misfortune of being charged with possession of drugs or distribution of a controlled dangerous substance (“CDS”) in Middlesex County, you are certainly among many facing this type of offense. There are thousands of individuals convicted of drug offenses annually at the Middlesex County Superior Court in New Brunswick (e.g. crime of the first degree, second degree, third degree or fourth degree) and in a municipal courts throughout the county. Hiring a defense lawyer who is skilled in defending Middlesex County CDS cases is unquestionably the best option for overcoming a charge for possessing or distributing CDS/drugs.

Our firm, the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, has a team of former prosecutors and accomplished criminal attorneys who have been defending drug cases for over 100 years combined. Jason Seidman, an attorney at the firm, even served as the director of the Middlesex County Gangs, Guns & Drugs Task Force. Another lawyer on our staff served as prosecutor in New Brunswick, North Brunswick, East Brunswick, Edison, Milltown, Hellmetta, Piscataway and Metuchen. A member of our team is available 24/7 to conduct a comprehensive case review by calling our New Brunswick Office at 732-246-7126.

First, Second, Third Degree & Fourth Degree Drug Charges at the Middlesex County Superior Court in New Brunswick New Jersey

Photograph of the sign for the Middlesex County Courthouse at 56 Paterson St, New Brunswick, NJ 08903.The vast majority of drug offenses end up being directed to the County Courthouse in New Brunswick since this is the only venue where a first degree, second degree, third degree or fourth degree crime can be resolved in Middlesex County. All cases involving manufacturing, distributing and possession with intent to distribute CDS fall within this category. The same is the case if you were arrested for possession of cocaine, heroin, MDMA (e.g. Ecstasy or Molly), LSD and just about any drug other than 50 grams or less of marijuana. The judges that sit in the Criminal Division of the Middlesex County Superior Court and preside over felony drug cases are:

  • Presiding Judge  Michael A. Toto  – (732) 645-4300 ext 88922
  • Judge Joseph Paone  – (732) 645-4300 ext. 88902
  • Judge Benjamin S. Bucca, Jr. – (732) 645-4300 ext. 88934
  • Judge Dennis V. Nieves – (732) 645-4300 ext. 88930
  • Judge Diane Pincus – (732) 645-4300 ext. 88906
  • Judge Colleen M. Flynn – (732) 645-4300 ext. 88920
  • Judge Robert J. Jones – (732) 645-4300 ext. 88910
  • Judge Joseph L. Rea – (732) 645-4300 ext. 88938
  • Judge Pedro J. Jimenez, Jr. (732) 645-4300 ext. 88926

Interactive Google Map For Directions To The Courthouse in New Brunswick

Disorderly Persons Offenses for Possession of 50 Grams or Less of Marijuana or Possessing of 4 Dosage Units or Less of a Prescription Drugs

It is a disorderly persons offense to possess 50 grams or less of marijuana. The same is true for possession of a 4 or fewer dosage units of a prescription drug or sharing a quantity within this range without compensation or pecuniary gain. CDS charges that are a disorderly persons offense are handled in municipal court of the town where the violation was allegedly committed. Our lawyers defend municipal court drug offenses throughout Middlesex County, including in:

CarteretCranburyDunellanEast Brunswick
EdisonHelmettaHighland ParkJamesburg
MetuchenMiddlesex BoroMilltownMonroe Township
New BrunswickNorth BrunswickOld BridgePerth Amboy
PiscatawayPlainsboroSayrevilleSouth Amboy
South BrunswickSouth PlainfieldSouth RiverSpotswood
Woodbridge

New Brunswick Drug Defense Lawyers

As we have related in many sections of this site, drug abuse has skyrocketed in New Jersey, including in Middlesex County. While most of the issue stems from addiction to opioids, marijuana and cocaine are also major players in this arena. If you were arrested in Woodbridge, Old Bridge, Monroe, Sayreville, South Plainfield or elsewhere in Middlesex County for drug distribution or even possession, the defense lawyers at our firm can help you.  We are an eight member defense team of seasoned criminal attorneys that have been defending CDS clients with success at the Superior Court in New Brunswick and in municipal courts throughout the region for decades. To speak to a lawyer about what occurred in your drug case, contact our Edison Office at 732-248-7675. An attorney is available 24/7 to talk to you and initial consultations are free.