It can and likely will. When the complaint is logged in to the computer it shows as an arrest.
All charges of any type no matter the resolution should show up unless expunged. So yes, they should. If the charge starts with 2C it is what others would think of as a criminal charge. A PDP is a misdemeanor as others consider them. Why NJ is like this I can only guess, but it is a misdemeanor charge.
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They will show as pending. You might want to talk to an attorney.
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Most of the time they do show up since it falls under the "criminal" code in the State of NJ. I highly suggest that you consult with an attorney to aggressive defend you on the matter. Most attorneys offer free consultations. Best of luck in beating this
Yes it shows up as soon as it is entered in the computer and even shows up on many private databases. If your criminal record is important to you, I suggest you hire a lawyer to defend the charge to make sure the arrest does not turn into a conviction. Most of us criminal lawyers offer a free in office consultation, that is generally the best place to start your defense.
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