My question involves criminal law for the state of: NJ
Background info: college pharmacy student, 21 years old
About a week ago, I drank too much alcohol and ended up becoming extremely belligerent. I ended up falling and hitting my head and my friends tried to grab hold of me and get me under control. Ambulance and police were called by an observer and when they arrived, they ended having to pin me down and I was resisting. Once I got to the hospital, I still needed to be restrained and during this time, I supposedly spit in a hospital security guard's face. I don't remember any of this, but I remember bits where emt's that were holding me down and saying that I spit in someone's face and they were going to press charges. I do not know if there was blood in the spit or not. However, I know that I am HIV negative.
I received something in the mail at home today from the town's municipal court. I won't be able to open it up until this weekend, but I'm extremely nervous that my life is over. I asked a few friends and they said this would be considered a misdemeanor. Is that right? I'm currently a pharmacy student, so would this be put on a criminal record that would basically end my career in pharmacy? I've never done any drugs and previously a clean record. I really don't know what to do, and I feel like this one mistake is going to end me.