Municipal Court in Deal, New Jersey

Lawyer for Deal Municipal Court

If you have been arrested in Deal for drug possession or a DWI, call to speak with an experienced local defense lawyer right away. All juvenile arrests in Deal, along with adult CDS possession and all other crimes are heard in the Monmouth County Superior Court. Disorderly Persons offenses and traffic tickets are heard in the Deal Municipal Court.

Deal Municipal Court is located in 190 Norwood Avenue 190 Norwood Ave. Deal, NJ 07723 Phone: (732) 531-1343. Session hours: Every Monday at 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 2nd & 4th Monday at 9:00 am. Judge: Hon. Scott J. Basen. Prosecutor: Jason Shamy, Esq.

Deal, New Jersey

The Borough of Deal was incorporated in 1898, separating it from Ocean Township. The Census Bureau records its total area at 1.3 square miles, 6.20% of which is water. As per the 2010 census, there were 750 inhabitants, down from 1,070 in 2000. During the summer, the population rises to over 6,000.

The January 2011 cost of living index was 37.8% higher than the national average. The median house or condo value in 2000 was $539,500. This rose to an estimated $938,929 in 2009. Homes valued between $400,000 and over $1,000,000 account for 87.80%. According to 2010 Housing Occupancy Statistics, as many as 44.75% out of 686 houses are vacant.

The most common ancestries are Arab (22.6%), Italian (12.0%), Irish (10.1%), American (6.9%), German (4.8%), and Polish (4.6%). Deal possesses a significant number of Orthodox Sephardic Jews, mostly of Syrian origin. It has the highest percentage of Syrian Americans of any place in the nation. In the 2000 census, 16.4% of the residents cited this ancestry. The ethnic composition was 94.39% White and 5.05% Hispanic or Latino of any race.

The median age registered in the 2000 census was 45 years. The age distribution was fairly even with 20.5% under the age of 18, 21.9% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 26.7% 65 years of age or older.

As of the 2000 census, 19.8% of the 434 households which had minors living with them. Most households (56.2%) were composed of married couples living together. Households of non-families and of individuals were 33.2% and 29.0%, respectively.

Census data for 2000 show that the median household income was $58,472 and the per capita income $38,510. These rose to $76,887 and $51,326, respectively as of 2009 estimates. In 2000, median family income was $65,313. Male median income was $57,857 versus $27,813 for females. About 11.2% of the population was below the poverty line.

Deal Criminal Stats

In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 21 full-time law enforcement employees, including 17 police officers. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 60 major crimes. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 80.0 and a violent rate of 4.0. There were no murders, bias crimes or cases of domestic violence. The reports included 1 rape, 1 robbery, 1 assault, 19 burglaries, and 21 cases of police force.

Additionally, independent data, which do not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 35 thefts, 3 auto thefts and no arsons.

The 2010 data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that 8.58% did not complete high school. Holders of a bachelor’s degree were 20.83% versus 20.65% statewide. Those with a graduate degree were 9.19% versus 12.05% statewide.

From 2005 to 2009, males engaged in retail trade (18%), wholesale trade (11%), and accommodation and food services (10%). Females worked in educational services (21%), health care and social assistance (18%), and retail trade (16%).

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Anthony J. Vecchio

Anthony’s entire career has been dedicated to defending those accused of crimes, DWI, serious motor vehicle violations, and the rights of victims of crimes and accidents. He has prosecuted, defended, or appealed cases ranging from municipal court matters to more serious crimes including drug offenses and murder. Anthony is passionate about providing personalized, thorough, and effective representation to individuals in crisis.

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