Defense Lawyer Helps With Tampering With Public Records Or Information (N.J.S.A. 2C:28-7) Charges
Public officials, police officers, and those who work in state or municipal roles must adhere to high standards of conduct.
Altering, destroying, tampering with, or presenting false records to government agencies is a disorderly persons offense in New Jersey, and can result in a six month jail sentence if convicted.
If the conduct was performed with an intent to defraud or injure, you’ll be charged with a crime of the third degree.
Conviction can result in a 3-5 year prison sentence.
Under N.J.S.A. 2C:28-7, Tampering With Public Records or Information, you face serious penalties if convicted at any level.
Removing or disabling a camera used for monitoring, including within a police car, is a crime of the fourth degree.
Conviction can result in up to 18 months in prison.
These are obviously extremely dangerous situations for civil servants and law enforcement personnel to be in.
Attorney Matthew Reisig can protect you when facing allegations of misconduct.
If you need help with Tampering With Public Records Or Information charges, call 732-625-9661 for a free consultation with an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney today.