Princeton Township

Traffic and Criminal Offenses

Town Overview

Princeton Township completely surrounds Princeton Borough in Mercer County and is home to nearly 16,000 people. They both share the address Princeton, NJ. Westminster Choir College and Princeton University are here, part in the borough and part in the township. Princeton Shopping Center is a popular hang-out place and is about a half mile from the Courthouse. The scenic Palmer Lake is in the vicinity too. Rt 27 and US Rt 206 pass through the township. University Medical Center is right in front of the Courthouse. Many offenses in Princeton occur in residential areas. The Princeton Borough Police maintain speed traps and check points on a fairly regular basis. Raymond Albert Raya, Esq. appears in Princeton Township Municipal Court on a regular basis for private clients.  With his breath of experience, Raymond Albert Raya, Esq. knows how to defend your rights and to successfully resolve your motor vehicle charge or criminal offense in Princeton Township.  Whether the offense is Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Possession of Drugs/CDS or a minor moving violation, Raymond Albert Raya, Esq. possesses the unique insight and personal contacts to help you through this ordeal.  Contact our office for a free consultation to see what we can do for you.

Princeton Township Municipal Court

The Princeton Township Municipal Court only hears misdemeanor criminal offenses and traffic offense cases. In some instances, individuals charged with more serious offenses will have their initial court appearance in Princeton Township Municipal Court before their matter is transferred to the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office in Trenton.  A conviction for a violation like DWI, driving while suspended, or possession of marijuana can tarnish your record for a long time.  While the penalties of monetary fines, loss of driving privileges, community service, probation and sometimes even jail can be life-altering, the stigma of a having a criminal or motor vehicle conviction on your permanent record can haunt you for years to come.  Our office fights to avoid these outcomes.  We handle all Princeton Township Municipal Court charges including Underage Drinking, Possession of Marijuana, Shoplifting, Disorderly Conduct, Criminal Mischief, Speeding, Reckless Driving, Racing, DWI, Refusal, driving without insurance and driving while suspended or revoked.  We also help you seek the help you need if your actions were the result of a drug or alcohol addiction.  If you are being prosecuted for a criminal charge or traffic ticket like one of these, give our offices a call and tell us about your situation.


The Princeton Township Municipal Court is located 400 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08540. Their phone number there is (609) 924-5042 and the fax number is (609) 924-5902. The Honorable Bonnie Goldman is the presiding judge. Caroline Sapio is the court administrator. Find out more at

Directions to Princeton Township Municipal Court

Princeton Township Municipal Building is located at 400 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08540.

From Far North /NY

Take 287 South to Exit 17 (Rt. 202/206).  At split, follow Rt. 206 South for approximately 16 miles.  At traffic light, make left on Cherry Hill Road and then quick right onto Mt. Lucas Road.  Mt. Lucas Road turns into Witherspoon Street.  Go thru first light and building is on right.

From Central Jersey

Take Route 1 South. If taking Route 1 from Route 18, it is 15 miles to Washington Road (County Road 526/CR 571).  Make right onto Washington Road.  Make left onto Route 27 (Nassau Street) go to first traffic light and make a right onto Witherspoon Street.  Follow Witherspoon Street to Municipal Complex Building on left (approx. 1 mile).

From South Jersey

Take 195 North to Exit 67A,B  Continue south on I-95 to Exit 7B.  Take Route 206 North for approximately 7 miles.  Make right onto Valley Road.  Turn right at light (Witherspoon Street).  Municipal Complex on right.

From Pennsylvania

Take 78 to Route 78 South.  Take 287 South to Exit 17 (Route 202/206).  At split, follow Route 206 South for approximately 16 miles.  At traffic light make left (Cherry Hill Road) and then first right onto Mt. Lucas Road.  Mt. Lucas Road turns into Witherspoon Street.  Go thru first light and building is on right.

From Philadelphia Area

Take Route 1 North to I-95 North.  After approximately 13 miles, take Exit 7B (Route 206 North).  Take Route 206 North for about 7 miles and make right onto Valley Road.  Go to first light and make right and building will be on the right.

If you are arrested or charged in Princeton Township, contact an attorney immediately to begin working on your case. You are not alone in this suffering.  Our office stands ready to shoulder your burden and guide you every step of the way.
The Law Offices of Raymond Albert Raya, Esq. is located at 54 Court Street, Freehold, New Jersey 07728, and our office defends individuals arrested and charged with criminal and traffic offenses in Princeton Township Municipal Court, 400 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08540, including DUI, DWI, Speeding, Driving While Uninsured, Underage Drinking, Driving While Suspended, Driving Without Insurance, Simple Assault, Harassment, Disorderly Conduct and Criminal Mischief.