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Criminal Division

Criminal Division
595 Newark Avenue, Room 101, Jersey City, NJ 07306
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Marie L. Faber, Criminal Division Manager
(201) 795-6704
Patricia DellOsso, Asst. Criminal Division Manager
(201) 795-6141

Criminal Division Overview:
Under the direction of the Criminal Presiding Judge and the Division Manager, the Criminal Division is responsible for tracking and managing all indictable complaints from arrest to disposition, along with providing the support needed for the Criminal Courts to function efficiently.

In addition to case assignment, processing and customer service responsibilities, the division, currently comprised of approximately 90 employees and 8 judges, also provides the following services:

  • Bail/Intake/CJP
  • Presentence Investigation
  • Pretrial Intervention
  • Mental Health
  • TASC
  • Drug Court
  • Criminal Records/Public Access/Customer Service
  • Expungements (application to seal a Criminal Record)
  • Gun Permits (appeals of denials by local police depts.)

Directory of Judges

Judge Room Number Phone Number

Sheila A. Venable, Presiding Judge

Room 910

(201) 795-6668

Bernadette N. De Castro, JSC Room 811 (201) 795-6643

Paul M. DePascale, JSC

Room 715

(201) 795-6392

Mitzy Galis-Menendez, JSC

Room 912

(201) 795-6738

Joseph V. Isabella, JSC

Room 915

(201) 795-6662

Martha T. Royster, JSC

Room 712

(201) 795-6880

Lisa Rose, JSC

Room 811

(201) 795-6643

Lourdes I. Santiago, JSC

Room 809

(201) 795-6645

John A. Young, JSC

Room 814

(201) 795-6640

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