Alleged Record Tampering in NJ DWI Cases

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On September 19, 2016, NJ.com reported that a New Jersey State Police sergeant has been charged with the third degree crime of tampering with public records and the fourth degree crime of falsifying or tampering with records. Sergeant Marc Dennis … Continued

Appellate Division Rules Police Station Video is Discoverable

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On May 2, 2016, the Appellate Division of New Jersey decided State v. Miraj Patel (Docket No. A-1683-14T3). In this case, the defendant was charged with DWI (39:4-50) and his attorney requested a copy of the video from the police … Continued

What is the Twenty Minute Observation Period?

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Many people who have been charged with DWI ask about the twenty minute observation period. They have heard that the Alcotest operator must give the arrestee a twenty minute period before his or her breath is tested. This requirement comes … Continued