Dear Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office,

This is a request for public records made under OPRA and the common law right of access. I am not required to fill out an official form. Please acknowledge receipt of this message.
Records requested:Please provide the below requested information (1-4) for each of the following separate time periods:

1/1/2017-12/31/2017

1/1/2018-12/31/2018

1/1/2019-6/1/2019

1. (A) Please provide the total number of counts charging 2C: 39-5b Unlawful Possession of a Handgun Without a Permit that were indicted during the above noted time periods. (It is recognized that an indictment can have multiple counts charging the same statute, therefore, the request is for the number of indicted COUNTS that charged 2C:39-5b, not the number of indictments that charged the offense.)

1. (B) Please provide the total number of counts that a defendant was sentenced in the Criminal Division for the crime of 2C:39-5b Unlawful Possession of a Handgun Without a Permit during the above noted time periods. (It is recognized that a sentence can include multiple counts of the same statute; therefore, the request is for the total number of COUNTS charging 2C:39-5b that were sentenced by a court, not how many sentences included the charge.)

2. (A) Please provide the total number of counts charging 2C: 39-4a (1) Possession of a Handgun for Unlawful Purposes - Person or Property that were indicted during the above noted time periods. (It is recognized that an indictment can have multiple counts charging the same statute, therefore, the request is for the number of indicted COUNTS that charged 2C:39-4a (1), not the number of indictments that charged the offense.)

2. (B) Please provide the total number of times that a defendant was sentenced in the Criminal Division for the crime of 2C:39-4a (1) Possession of a Handgun for Unlawful Purposes - Person or Property during the above noted time periods. (It is recognized that a sentence can include multiple counts of the same statute; therefore, the request is for the total number of COUNTS charging 2C:39-4a (1) that were sentenced by a court, not how many sentences included the charge.)

3. (A) Please provide the total number of counts charging 2C: 39-4a (2) Possession of a Handgun for Unlawful Purposes - Community Gun that were indicted during the above noted time periods. (It is recognized that an indictment can have multiple counts charging the same statute, therefore, the request is for the number of indicted COUNTS that charged 2C:39-4a (2), not the number of indictments that charged the offense.)

3. (B) Please provide the total number of times that a defendant was sentenced in the Criminal Division for the crime of 2C:39-4a (2) Possession of a Handgun for Unlawful Purposes - Community Gun during the above noted time periods. (It is recognized that a sentence can include multiple counts of the same statute; therefore, the request is for the total number of COUNTS charging 2C:39-4a (1) that were sentenced by a court, not how many sentences included the charge.)

4. (A) Please provide the total number of counts charging 2C: 33-29 Gang Criminality that were indicted during the above noted time periods. (It is recognized that an indictment can have multiple counts charging the same statute, therefore, the request is for the number of indicted COUNTS that charged 2C:33-29, not the number of indictments that charged the offense.)

4. (B) Please provide the total number of times that a defendant was sentenced in the Criminal Division for the crime of 2C:33-29 Gang Criminality during the above noted time periods. (It is recognized that a sentence can include multiple counts of the same statute; therefore, the request is for the total number of COUNTS charging 2C:33-29 that were sentenced by a court, not how many sentences included the charge.)

Yours faithfully,

Joseph Iacovone

Elaine M. Winkler, Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office

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Dear Mr. Iacovone,

 

The Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office is in receipt of your OPRA
request, dated December 21, 2019, and received by this Office on December
23, 2019 regarding Gun Crime statistics.  We are in the process of
addressing your request, however, due to personnel being out of the
office, we are requesting a two week extension.   The original due date
for a response would be Friday, January 3, 2020.  The new date will be
January 17, 2020.  Thank you.

 

 

Elaine Mills-Winkler

Administrative Assistant to:

Jeffrey L. Weinstein, Esq.

Kyle Herda, Esq.

Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office

65 Park Avenue

P.O. Box 756

Flemington, NJ 08822

(908) 806-5585

[1]cid:[email protected]

 

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Dear Elaine M. Winkler,

Thank you for the update

Yours sincerely,

Joseph Iacovone

Elaine M. Winkler, Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office

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Dear Mr. Iacovone,

 

Attached please find this Office’s response to your OPRA request.  Please
acknowledge receipt.  Thank you.

 

Elaine Mills-Winkler

Administrative Assistant to:

Jeffrey L. Weinstein, Esq.

Kyle Herda, Esq.

Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office

65 Park Avenue

P.O. Box 756

Flemington, NJ 08822

(908) 806-5585

[1]cid:[email protected]

 

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