Criminal Results 2006 and Earlier

2006: Superior Court – Client was Federal Law Enforcement Officer charged with Second Degree Aggravated Assault (2C:12-1(B)(7) by causing severe head injuries to victim. Plea Offer from Prosecutor was 5 years New Jersey State Prison having to serve 85% of sentence.

Result: Attorney obtained hospital record of victim, hired Neurologist to provide report that head injury suffered by victim did not rise to the significant level of injury required under N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1B7 and filed Motion to Dismiss the Indictment. Prosecutor consented to charge being amended to Third Degree Assault and Client was accepted into Pre-Trial Intervention Program (PTI). No Jail. No Criminal Record.


2006: Superior Court – Client who was already in Pre Trial Intervention Program (PTI) and had serious alcohol and drug problem, got drunk and while driving a car got into an accident severely injuring a minor in the car with him. Client was charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child (2C:24-4a) a 3rd degree crime and Assault By Auto (2C:12-1c) a 3rd degree crime. Plea offer from Prosecutor was to plea to Indictment and receive probation with 364 days in the County Jail.

Result: Attorney negotiated plea to Endangering the Welfare of a a child and dismissal of Assault By Auto. Client received one year probation with no jail contingent upon completing the Salvation Army Drug Treatment Program which sentence was concurrent with sentence for charges from PTI Violation.


2006: Superior/Municipal Court – Client who was drunk in train station charged with Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer (2c:12-1b5a) a 3rd degree crime. Charge was remanded to Municipal Court along with Resisting Arrest (2C:29-2a) and Disorderly Conduct (2C:33-2a).

Result: All charges dismissed except for petty disorderly persons offense of disorderly conduct to which client pled guilty and received a $250 fine and 30 days in jail which was suspended.


2006: Municipal Court – Client charged on two separate occasions with Possession of Less then 50 grams of Marijuana (2C:35-10a4), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (2C:36-2) and Possession of CDS in a motor vehicle (2 year loss of license).

Result: Possession of CDS and Possession of CDS in Motor Vehicle on first occasion dismissed. Conditional Discharge granted on Possession charges on second occasion. No jail, no criminal record, and no loss of driver’s license.


2006: Superior Court – Client with 3 prior felony convictions and on Probation indicted on Possession of CDS (Cocaine) (2C:35-10a(1)) and charged with Probation Violation. Plea Offer from Prosecutor was 4 Years State Prison. Client rejected from Drug Court because of history of violence.

Result: Attorney negotiated plea for Probation with long-term drug treatment concurrent with Probation Violation. Client successfully completed Discovery House and was discharged drug free.


2006: Municipal Court – Police called to Domestic Dispute with alleged assault found client driving off in an automobile. Client admitted drinking and failed psycho-physical tests at scene. Breathalyzer readings were under the legal limit at .06% and .07%. Client charged with Simple Assault (2C:12-1a), DWI (39:4-50), and Reckless Driving (39:4-96).

Result: Criminal charge amended to Boro Ordinance with $156 fine. DWI Dismissed. Reckless Driving amended to Careless Driving with $356 fine and 15 day license suspension.


2006: Municipal Court – Client charged with Driving While Revoked (39:3-40), 3rd Offense facing penalty of $1000 fine and 10 days in jail; Unlawful Possession of Prescription Drugs (2C:35-10.5) (Viagra), a disorderly persons offense punishable by a fine of up to $1000 and up to six months in jail; and Possession of a Prescription Drug not in prescribed container (2C:35-24), a disorderly persons offense.

Result: Driving While Revoked amended to Unlicensed Driver (39:3-10a) with $206 fine. Unlawful Possession of Viagra dismissed. Possession of Prescription Drug not in original container dismissed. Client pled guilty to a Boro Ordinance of Disorderly Conduct and fined $206. No Criminal Record.


2006: Municipal Court – Client involved in altercation with police officer outside a bar charged with Creating a Public Inconvenience or Alarm, a disorderly persons offense punishable by a fine of up to $1000 and six months in jail.

Result: Attorney obtained amendment to a non-criminal Boro Ordinance and client fined $350.


2006: Superior Court – Client with extensive criminal record who was Extended Term Eligible charged with Possession of CDS (Heroin) (2C:10a(1). Plea Offer from Prosecutor: Five (5) years New Jersey State Prison.

Result: 1 Year Probation. No jail.


2006: Superior/Municipal Court – Client allegedly observed selling drugs in parking lot has car pulled over by police officer and found with 92 grams (3.2 oz) of Marijuana. Charged with Possession of Over 50 grams of Marijuana (2C:35-10a3) a 4th degree offense, Possession with Intent to Distribute Over 50 grams of Marijuana (2C:35-5b11) a 3rd degree offense, Wandering in an area to Sell Drugs (2C:33-2.1) a Disorderly Persons Offense.

Result: Attorney obtained downgrade of Indictable Charges to Municipal Court with amendment to Simple Possession of less then 50 grams of Marijuana (2C:35-10a4). Attorney filed Motion to Suppress Evidence and successfully argued to Prosecutor that the search of the defendant’s automobile was unconstitutional and the Marijuana seized was not admissible into evidence. The criminal offense was amended to a violation of a Municipal Ordinance and defendant was fined $460.


2006: Municipal Court – Client charged with Possession of Marijuana (2C:35-10(a)(4), Being under the influence of Marijuana (2C:35-10b), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (2C:36-2). Each of these are Disorderly Persons Offenses carrying up to six months in jail, a $1000.00 fine, and a loss of driver’s license for 6 months to 2 years.

Result: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Being Under the Influence dismissed. Conditional Discharge granted on Possession of Marijuana with monetary penalties of $830 and no suspension of driving privileges.


2006: Municipal Court – Ukranian National charged with Possession of False Government Document (a drivers license) under 2C21-2.1(d), a 4th Degree Crime punishable by up to 18 months in State Prision.

Result: Downgraded by County Prosecutor to Unsworn Falsification to Authroities (2C:28-3) a disorderly persons offense. Attorney obtained amendment to a Municipal Ordinance and client fined $100. No jail. No probation.


2006: Superior Court/Municipal Court: Client allegedly fled from State Trooper on a motorcycle on the Garden State Parkway. Charged with Eluding a Police Officer (2C:29-2b) (2nd Degree Criminal Offense), Speeding (100 mph in a 65 mph zone) (19:9.1) (5 points), Reckless Driving (39:4-96) (5 points), Unsafe Lange Change (39:4-88b) (2 points), Passing on the Right (19:8.1) (5 points), and Failure to Signal (39:4-126) (2 points). Total Exposure = 10 Years State Prison and 19 MV Points.

Result: Criminal Offense downgraded to Eluding (2C:29-1A) (a Disorderly Persons Offense) which was then amended to a Boro Ordinance with a $500 fine so client did not get a criminal record. Client pled guilty to a reduced Speeding (74 in 65) (2 points) and Failure to Signal Lane Change (2 points) and all other motor vehicle summonses were dismissed.


2006: Superior Court – Client charged with Possession CDS (Diazapam) (2C:35-10a1), Possession of Marijuana (2C:35-10a4), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (2C:36-2).

Result: Acceptance in Pre-Trial Intervention Program (PTI). No Criminal Record. No drivers license suspension.


2006: Municipal Court – Client charged with Possession of Marijuana (2C:35-10(a) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (2C:36-2) when contraband was discovered as he entered the Monmouth County Courthouse and his briefcase was x-rayed.

Result: Attorney tried case arguing that Sheriff’s Office had not maintained proper documentation of the chain of custody of the marijuana and hash pipe seized. Client was found Not Guilty on all charges and case was dismissed. All records of the arrest were later expunged.


2006: Municipal Court – Client charged with Possession of Marijuana (2C:35-10(a)(4).

Result: Attorney argued marijuana belonged to someone else and charge was dismissed.


2006: Municipal Court – Client charged with Simple Assault (2C:12-1A) in a domestic dispute.

Result: Attorney obtained dismissal of charge.


2006: Superior Court – Client with extensive Juvenile record and one adult arrest charged in a Six Count Indictment with Distribution of CDS (Heroin) (2c:35-5(b)(3)) on two occasions to an undercover police officer, Possession of CDS with Intent to Distribute (2C:35-5(b)(3), and Possession of CDS (2C:35-10(a)(1). Plea Offer from Prosecutor: 364 days Monmouth County Jail and Probation.

Result: 5 years probation. No jail.


2005: Superior Court – Client with prior Criminal Record arrested at PNC Arts Center and charged with Possession of CDS Cocaine (3rd Degree Crime), Possession of CDS Cocaine with Intent to Distribute (3rd Degree Crime), Possession of CDS Marijuana with Intent to Distribute (4th Degree Crime), and Possession of a Toxic Chemical Nitrous Oxide with Intent to Distribute (4th Degree). Plea offer from Prosecutor was 3 years State Prison.

Result: Attorney arranged for surrender of client who had left the State and release on own recognizance pending trial. Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute and Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute all dismissed. Guilty plea entered to Possession of Nitrous Oxide with Intent and client received Probation.


2005: Superior Court – Client engaged in computer business with no criminal record indicted on white collar crime of Theft of Movable Property of approximately $60,000 of computer parts from employer some of which were listed for sale on E-Bay. Plea offer from Prosecutor was probation with 60 days of County Jail, 75 hours of community service and $60,000 restitution.

Result: No jail. 3 years probation with 45 days community service and $22,000 restitution.


2005: Superior Court – Client charged with Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (3rd Degree) and Aggravated Assault (3rd Degree).

Result: Client pled guilty to Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Aggravated Assault downgraded to Disorderly Persons Offense. Client accepted into Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI) following plea and given one year probation. Client then arrested and indicted on charges of Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Cocaine) (3rd Degree) (two counts), Possession of CDS (Cocaine) with intent to distribute (3rd Degree) (two counts) and Violation of Probation. Potential penalty was 3 to 5 years state prison on each count.

Result: Two years probation concurrent on all counts.


2005: Municipal Court – Client charged with Fighting (2C:33-2a), Interference with a Police Officer performing an official function (2C:29-1), Escape (2c:29-5), and Resisting Arrest (2C:29-2a).

Result: Plea to one count of Interference with a Police Officer. All other charges dismissed. $506.00 fine, no jail.


2005: Municipal Court – Client charged with Prostitution (a Disorderly Persons Offense).

Result: Amended to a City Ordinance ($250.00 fine)


2005: Superior Court – Client with extensive criminal history charged with Possession of CDS (heroin and cocaine) on two separate occasions. Plea offer was 3 years State Prison.

Result: Attorney assisted client in entering drug treatment program and being accepted to Drug Court. Client received 5 years probation, no jail.


2005: Municipal Court – Client charged with Possession of CDS (2C:35-10) (Cocaine) and Possession of CDS (Cocaine) with Intent to Distribute within a School Zone.

Result: Remanded to Municipal Court on charges of 2C:33-2.1 (Wandering in a drug zone), Disorderly Conduct (2C:33-2) and 2C:35-10 (being under the influence and failing to make lawful disposition of cocaine). Attorney obtained dismissal of all criminal charges and client pled guilty to a municipal ordinance and fined $1,000.


2005: Superior Court – Client in automobile stop found with 149 bags of heroin. Charged with Possession of CDS (Heroin) with Intent to Distribute (3rd degree), Conspiracy to Possess Heroin (3rd degree) and Possession of Heroin (3rd degree). Client who had previous criminal record received plea offer of 3 years probation with 90 days County Jail.

Result: Attorney obtained dismissal of charges of Possession with Intent and Conspiracy. Client pled guilty to one count of heroin possession and received 30 days in-patient treatment with no jail.


2005 Municipal Court – Client who was a bouncer in a bar charged with Assault (2C:12-1a).

Result: Dismissed


2005: Superior Court – Client indicted for Possession of CDS (Cocaine).

Result: Accepted into PTI (Pre-Trial Intervention) (charges to be dismissed if successfully completes drug treatment and one year probation)


2005: Municipal Court – Client charged with Shoplifting (2C:20-11b).

Result: Amended to City Ordinance of Breach of Peace with $800 fine. No Criminal Record.


2004: Superior Court – Juvenile charged with Possession of Marijuana 2C:35-10(a)(4) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 2C:36-2. Potential penalties were $1000 fine and six months incarceration on each count.

Result: Possession of Marijuana Dismissed. Six months probation with deferred disposition on Paraphernalia (to be dismissed without record of conviction if completes successfully).


2004: Superior Court – Client charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Cocaine) (3rd degree), Possession of CDS with Intent to Distribute (3rd degree), and Distribution of Cocaine to an Undercover Officer (3rd degree).

Result: Attorney investigation found mistake in photographic identification. Case Dismissed.


2004: Municipal Court – Client charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Result: Amended to violation of Boro Ordinance (non-criminal offense) $200 fine.


2004: Superior Court – Client charged with Possession of Cocaine (3rd degree offense).

Result: Admitted into Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI) Program. Case to be dismissed. No criminal conviction.


2004: Municipal Court – Client charged with Disorderly Persons Offense of Harassment (2C:33-4).

Result: Case Dismissed.


2004: Municipal Court – Client charged in road rage incident with Assault (2C:12-1(a)) and Careless Driving.

Result: Assault charge amended to Boro Ordinance ($1000 fine) and Careless Driving dismissed. No criminal record for client. No motor vehicle points.


2004: Municipal Court – Client charged with using fake social security card to obtain a driver’s license (2C:21-3b).

Result: Amended to Boro Ordinance. $105.00 fine. No criminal record.


2004: Superior Court – Client with extensive criminal record and multiple DWI convictions charged with Eluding a Police Officer (2C:29-2b) (3rd degree), Driving While Intoxicated (5th offense), Refusal of a Breatholyzer Test, Cracked Tail Lens, Failure to Exhibit Documents, Reckless Driving, Failure to Keep Right, and Hindering Prosecution.

Result: Plea to Eluding and DWI. Remaining charges dismissed. Five years probation conditioned upon serving 90 days county jail on DWI.


2003: Superior Court – Client charged with Escape (2nd degree), Eluding Arrest in a Motor Vehicle (2nd degree), Driving with No Insurance, Driving While Revoked/Suspended. Plea offer from Prosecutor: 5 years State Prison.

Result: Client who fled from motor vehicle stop with Officer holding onto car door pled to one count of Eluding (sentenced as 3rd degree) and Driving While Revoked. Received 3 Years Probation, No Jai, No Insurance charge Dismissed. 90 day license suspension.


2003: Superior Court – Client charged with Distribution of CDS (2 oz. of Cocaine to Undercover Officer) 2nd degree, Possession of CDS with Intent to Distribute (Cocaine), and Possession of CDS with Intent to Distribute (Marijuana). Plea offer from Prosecutor: 7 years state prison.

Result: Probation with 364 days county jail.


2003: Superior Court – Client charged in 3 separate indictments and accusations with Possession of CDS (Cocaine), Possession of CDS (Cocaine) with Intent to Distribute, Distribution of CDS (Cocaine) to an Undercover Police Officer, and Possession of a Weapon. Plea offer from Prosecutor: 5 years state prison with 30 months parole ineligibility.

Result: 4 years flat on all charges to run concurrent with no period of parole ineligibility.


2003: Superior Court – Client with extensive criminal record charged with attempted extortion and aggravated assault. Plea offer from Prosecutor: 10 years state prison with 8 ½ years parole ineligibility.

Result: 3 years flat with no parole ineligibility.


2003: Municipal Court – Client charged with assault.

Result: Case Dismissed.


2003: Superior Court – Client charged with Possession of CDS (Heroin/Cocaine) 3rd Degree Offense.

Result: Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI). No conviction, no criminal record.


2003: Municipal Court – Client charged with Assault.

Result: Case Dismissed.


2003: Juvenile Court – Client charged with Terroristic Threats (3rd Degree Crime).

Result: Downgraded to Disorderly Persons Offense – deferred disposition (case to be dismissed if no violation).


2002: Municipal Court – Client charged with Disorderly Persons Offenses of Trespass and Hindering Arrest by giving Police Officer false name.

Result: Amended to City Ordinance. $500.00 fine.


2002: Municipal Court – Client charged with Possession of Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle.

Result: Conditional Discharge. No criminal record, no loss of drivers license.


2002: Superior Court – Client charged with 2nd Degree Criminal Offense of Eluding a Police Officer in a Motor Vehicle and Driving While Suspended. Plea Offer from Prosecutor – 5 Year State Prison Sentence.

Result: Prosecutor joins in application and Client accepted into Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI). No imprisonment, no criminal record.


2001: Superior Court – Client charged with Eluding Police in a Motor Vehicle (2nd Degree Offense). While being represented by Public Defender had agreed to a 3 year State Prison Sentence.

Result: Re-opened Plea Negotiation – received Probation.


2002: Superior Court -Possession of CDS (Cocaine) (3rd Degree Crime).

Result: Accepted into Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI). Charges Dismissed, No criminal record, no license suspension.


2000: Superior Court – Client with extensive criminal record who is extended term eligible and on parole charged with Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute. Plea Offer from Prosecutor: 5 Years State Prison plus parole violation.

Result: 3 Year prison sentence concurrent with parole violation with credit for time served on parole violation.


1999: Superior Court – Client with extensive criminal record charged with Possession of Cocaine (3rd Degree), Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute (2nd Degree), Possession With Intent to Distribute Cocaine within 1000 feet of a School (3rd Degree), Maintaining a CDS Production Facility (1st Degree), Maintaining a Fortified Premises (3rd Degree), Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine (2nd Degree), and Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer (2nd Degree). Plea Offer from State – Twenty (20) Years State Prison with 7 years parole ineligibility.

Result: 11 years prison with 3 years parole ineligibility.


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*While all of these results were actually obtained by Randolph H. Wolf in the Municipal Courts and Superior Courts of the State of New Jersey, the success in these cases does not guarantee a similar success in any future case. Clients names have been removed to protect their privacy. Due to the delay in posting these cases to this web site some cases may actually have taken place in the year before their posting date as it appears above.

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