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Mr. Tumelty represented Helena Hendricks, who was charged with first degree murder in Atlantic County Superior Court. The defendant faced a number of additional charges, including armed robbery, conspiracy and possession of a handgun for an unlawful purpose. At the conclusion of a jury trial that lasted three weeks, the defendant was found "not guilty" of all charges.

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Category: Juvenile

Casinos Aggressively Enforce Underage Gambling Law

You must be 21-years-old to gamble in New Jersey and Atlantic City casinos aggressively enforce the underage gambling law. The casinos all have their own security officers who patrol all areas of the casino hotel, including the casino floors.  The security officers keep a watchful eye for underage gamblers. What Happens If You’re Caught At […]

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New Jersey Underage Drinking Carries Serious Consequences

It’s a fact of life that most teenagers, even responsible kids from good families, will make a few bad decisions. It’s part of growing up! Despite how well behaved they are, many will use alcohol. A survey showed that over 27% of New Jersey youth between the ages of 12 and 20 admitted to drinking […]

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Minor in Possession of Alcohol in New Jersey

Sales of alcohol to minors as well as public possession of alcohol by minors are enforced by Minor in Possession laws also known as underaged drinking laws. The passage of the National Minimum Drinking Age Act (23 U.S.C.A. § 158) in 1984 required all states to raise the minimum drinking age to 21 years of […]

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Sea Isle City Police Crack Down on Fake IDs

This summer the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC)has again provided a grant to support the New Jersey Licensed Beverage Assocation (NJLBA), which is comprised of bar, tavern and restaurant owners throughout New Jersey to assist them in combating underage drinking in New Jersey’s Shore communities.   The name of the program is Cops in Shops […]

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Interrogation tactics can lead to juvenile false confessions

When it comes to interrogation tactics, a new database analyzing exonerations found juveniles are more likely than adults to falsely confess to a crime. This is particularly troubling as a false confession can lead to a wrongful conviction, all while the real criminal is still out on the streets. This relates to interrogation as investigators […]

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