Monday, March 10, 2014

Justin Bieber Arrest Gives Teen Parent Reason to Reflect

 

Is Justin Bieber’s Criminal Activity That Different Than Your Teen?


What did you do in High School and College?  Just saying. 

Recent statistics point to a well known fact.  Teen boys get in trouble.  The statistics pointed to the reality that arrests in this age group are increasing.  Teen boys have been getting in trouble for decades.  The alarming trend might be that teen girls are now getting into more criminal activity than in previous generations. 

Bieber was picked up by Miami Beach police for drag racing, driving under the influence (admitted to alcohol, marijuana, and prescription drugs), and resisting arrest. 

What are the chances that your teen might end up with similar criminal charges?

36.4% of high school seniors used marijuana in the past year
8% report using synthetic marijuana in the past year
15% report using a prescription drug for a non-medical reason
5% used cough medicines to get high
26% of high school seniors report getting drunk in the past month
Statistics from http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/high-school-youth-trends

If you get that call from your teen, you are well advised to seek the help of an experienced criminal defense attorney at Aretsky and Aretsky.  As a boutique firm, we give highly personalized service.  Below you will see the cell phone numbers of our senior attorneys.  Call us 24/7 to discuss your case. 


Aretsky & Aretsky Attorneys at Law
3 University Plaza Dr.
Hackensack, NJ 07601
201-580-3411
office@aretskylawfirm.com
http://www.aretsky-law.com/



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