Newark NJ Marijuana Distribution Charges Dismissed Thanks to the Tormey Law Firm
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Travis Tormey and Christopher Perry, important members of the Tormey Law Firm LLC, recently helped a client fight criminal charges for two different felonies, one of which was a serious drug crime. The client was set to stand trial for the charges in Essex County Superior Court, which is located in Newark, New Jersey. Although the client had no prior criminal record, he faced potentially severe criminal penalties if he was ultimately convicted on these charges.
The criminal charges also posed serious issues for the client’s future because he worked for the Newark school system. While the charges remained on his record, with a criminal conviction and jail time looming, the client was suspended from his job in Newark, NJ. The client would not be allowed to return to work until all of the charges against him were resolved.
The first charge that the client needed to address was a criminal charge for endangering the welfare of a child. The basis for the charge was an allegation that the client injured a young boy by bruising the minor’s eye. The child was his girlfriend’s son, but his girlfriend was not the person bringing forth the allegations; it was the child’s grandmother who alleged that the client hit the child and caused the injuries. Meanwhile, the mother remained steadfast in her position that our client had absolutely nothing to do with the boy’s injuries. Moreover, the mother had a high degree of credibility because she maintained this stance even after she was no longer dating our client.
Due to the circumstances of the case, Travis J. Tormey argued for a dismissal of the criminal charges. Mr. Tormey was able to get the charges dismissed when the State realized that they would not be able to prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt.
The second criminal charge that the client needed to deal with was a charge for distribution of marijuana. The circumstances of this very serious drug charge were remarkable: the client had visited his friend at a Newark bodega, only to be caught up in a drug bust when Newark detectives raided the store. Police officers discovered a large quantity of marijuana in the bodega and assumed that it belonged to our client. As a result, he was placed under arrest and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. Since this is a felony-level offense, out client faced significant jail time if convicted.
Travis J. Tormey and the Tormey Law Firm worked hard on behalf of the client. Mr. Tormey spoke with witnesses and made sure that the prosecution was aware of evidence that exonerated our client. When another person who was inside the bodega at the time of the drug raid finally admitted that the marijuana belonged to him, Essex County prosecutors dropped the criminal charges against our client.
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Travis Tormey and his legal team spend countless hours working on behalf of the client and defending him against these criminal charges. Mr. Tormey personally appeared in courtrooms on at least 15 occasions while representing the client. Ultimately, this hard work paid off when the charges against the client were dismissed, allowing the client to return to his job and maintain a clean permanent record. This was a tremendous result for the client and a major success for the Tormey Law Firm.