NJ Maintaining or Operating a Controlled Dangerous Substance Production Facility Defense Attorney
Criminal Defense Lawyer With Offices in Passaic County and Morris County, New Jersey
Alissa D. Hascup represents clients throughout New Jersey who have been charged with a number of criminal offenses, including drug offenses, weapons offenses, manslaughter, theft, and arson in Paterson, Newark, Morristown, Elizabeth, Hackensack, and Sparta.
Ms. Hascup has successfully defended thousands of cases in New Jersey’s Superior Courts (indictable/felony level offenses) and Municipal Courts (disorderly persons/misdemeanor level offenses). Ms. Hascup is a former Assistant County Prosecutor, Special Deputy Attorney General, and Municipal Prosecutor, who handled a variety of serious drug-related cases during the course of her distinguished career. She knows what it takes for the State to prove a drug case beyond a reasonable doubt – and will use that knowledge to defend the charges filed against you.
Being charged with a drug crime, such as Maintaining or Operating a Controlled Dangerous Substance Production Facility, can have serious consequences, including hefty fines and a term of incarceration. Having an aggressive, experienced defense lawyer to guide you through the legal process is invaluable. Ms. Hascup is prepared to attack the State’s case and put you in a position to achieve the best possible result.
Contact Alissa D. Hascup anytime to schedule an initial consultation, which is always provided free of charge.
Maintaining or Operating a Controlled Dangerous Substance Production Facility in New Jersey: N.J.S.A. 2C:35-4
N.J.S.A. 2C:35-4 sets forth:
Except as authorized by P.L.1970, c.226 (C.24:21-1), any person who knowingly maintains or operates any premises, place or facility used for the manufacture of methamphetamine, lysergic acid diethylamide, phencyclidine, gamma hydroxybutyrate, flunitrazepam, marijuana in an amount greater than five pounds or ten plants or any substance listed in Schedule I or II, or the analog of any such substance, or any person who knowingly aids, promotes, finances or otherwise participates in the maintenance or operations of such premises, place or facility, is guilty of a crime of the First Degree (punishable by a term of incarceration between 10 and 20 years in New Jersey State Prison) and shall, except as provided in N.J.S.2C:35-12, be sentenced to a term of imprisonment which shall include the imposition of a minimum term which shall be fixed at, or between, one-third and one-half of the sentence imposed, during which the defendant shall be ineligible for parole. The court may also impose a fine not to exceed $750,000.00 or five times the street value of the controlled substances, controlled substance analogs, gamma hydroxybutyrate or flunitrazepam at any time manufactured or stored at such premises, place or facility, whichever is greater.
Contact a NJ Drug Charge Defense Lawyer to Discuss Your Case
If you are facing charges for Maintaining or Operating a Controlled Dangerous Substance Production Facility, there are serious consequences associated with a conviction, including hefty fines and exposure to jail time. Don’t delay in hiring legal representation to protect your freedom and your rights.
Alissa D. Hascup is available anytime to discuss your case. Call her at 862-257-1200 to review the details of your case, or use the online contact form to schedule a free consultation.