Assault and Threat Crimes

Morristown Disorderly Conduct LawyersMorristown New Jersey police arrested 11 people during the recent Morris County St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Morristown poses serious problems for local law enforcement because people tend to get intoxicated and get unruly. However, law enforcement had less difficulties this year and ultimately arrested fewer people than usual.

According to law enforcement officials, police made a total of 11 arrests from 7:00 a.m. Saturday to 3:00 a.m. Sunday. Last year, Morristown police arrested 20 people during the parade. In 2015, Morristown police made 16 arrests.

The most common charge for individuals arrested at the recent St. Patrick’s Day Parade was simple assault, while multiple people were also charged with disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest.

In addition to making the arrests, Morristown NJ cops also issued 13 municipal ordinance violations to parade attendees who were allegedly caught drinking in public, urinating in public, and littering. In 2016, Morristown police issued 59 summonses during the parade.

For more information about this case, view the NJ.com article, “11 Arrests at Morristown’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Celebration.”

Morris County NJ Assault LawyersA Morris Township man has been charged with aggravated assault in connection with a violent attack in Victory Gardens, NJ.

The suspect is a 20-year-old Morris Township NJ resident and a graduate of Morristown High School. He was recently placed under arrest for his alleged involvement in a shooting incident on June 25, 2016.

The shooting happened during a fight in the area of Roosevelt Avenue in Victory Gardens, New Jersey.

At the time, police arrested only one person. He was subsequently charged with attempted murder and then taken to the Morris County Jail in Morristown. He is being held at the jail until the criminal charges are resolved.

Now another man, the Morris Township NJ suspect, faces criminal charges for allegedly conspiring to assault the victims. The attack left one victim suffering from severe physical injuries that include head trauma and multiple fractures.

In addition to being charged with aggravated assault, the suspect also faces robbery charges in an unrelated case.

For further information about this case, read the DailyRecord.com article, “Morris Twp. Man Charged in Violent Assault in Victory Gardens.”

Parsippany NJ Aggravated Assault LawyersParsippany New Jersey police recently arrested a man who allegedly assaulted someone during a heated argument over handicap parking.

The violent altercation occurred a few minutes before midnight at a parking lot on Rutgers Lane in Parsippany, NJ. According to law enforcement officials, the suspect, an 82-year-old Parsippany man, got into an argument with a 23-year-old man who had parked a motor vehicle in a handicap spot.

The verbal altercation reportedly became physical when the suspect flashed a firearm and allegedly threatened to shoot the victim.

Someone dialed 911 and notified the Parsippany Police Department, which immediately dispatched cops to the scene. When Parsippany police officers got to the parking lot, they found the suspect and the victim. After speaking to both men, the officers made the decision to place the suspect under arrest.

The suspect now faces multiple criminal charges, including aggravated assault, terroristic threats, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

After being arrested and charged, the suspect was released from police custody on his own recognizance. He has a pending court date.

To learn more about this case, read the NJ.com article, “82-Year-Old Charged with Assault, Flashing Gun Over Handicap Parking.”

Butler NJ Traffic LawyersA Vernon NJ man could be on his way to jail after pleading guilty to street racing and causing a fatal car crash in Butler, New Jersey.

The motor vehicle accident occurred on July 29, 2016. According to Morris County prosecutors, the suspect was driving his car along Route 23 in Butler and speeding when he lost control and crashed.

The force of impact caused all three vehicle occupants to be ejected from the car.

The driver and one of the passengers were seriously injured in the crash Meanwhile, the second passenger was catastrophically hurt and needed to be airlifted to an area hospital. A week after the accident, he died as a result of his injuries.

The car crash victim lived in West Milford NJ and was just 20 years old when he died.

Detectives with the Butler Police Department conducted an investigation into the accident and determined that the suspect was taking part in a drag race with another car just moments before the fatal accident.

Now the criminal case is over, with the suspect reaching a plea agreement with the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and pleading guilty to assault by auto.

The plea deal calls for Morris County prosecutors to recommend that the suspect receive a sentence of 270 days in the Morris County Jail in Morristown, NJ.

For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Man Reportedly Admits to Racing Before Fatal Route 23 Crash.”

Pequannock NJ Aggravated Assault LawyersA New York man was placed under arrest after allegedly stabbing a co-worker at a Chinese restaurant located in Pequannock, NJ.

The stabbing incident occurred a short time before 9:30 p.m. on Saturday at Golden China Restaurant, a popular restaurant on the Newark-Pompton Turnpike in Pequannock, New Jersey.

The suspect is an employee at the Chinese restaurant and he allegedly got into an argument with another employee. The verbal altercation eventually became violent, with the suspect reportedly grabbing a kitchen knife and using it to stab the victim.

Pequannock NJ police sent officers to the restaurant, where they found the victim suffering from stab wounds to his arm and his abdomen. The victim was then taken via ambulance to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson. Doctors at the Paterson NJ hospital treated the victim and later listed him in stable condition.

Meanwhile, Pequannock NJ detectives investigated the violent altercation and eventually arrested the suspect.

The suspect is a 23-year-old resident of Brooklyn, NY. He faces several criminal charges, including aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

After being placed under arrest and charged, the suspect secured his release from police custody on his own recognizance.

To learn more about this case, access the NJ.com article, “Restaurant Worker Stabbed Co-Worker in Belly During Quarrel, Cops Say.”

Parsippany Aggravated Assault LawyersParsippany New Jersey police arrested a man who allegedly assaulted someone with a broken bottle at a local residence on Christmas Day.

The violent incident reportedly went down just before 3:30 a.m. on Christmas morning. The Parsippany Police Department got a 911 call about a fight at an apartment on North Beverwyck Road. Parsippany NJ police officers went to the scene, where they found the victim sitting on the front steps of the building and suffering from a cut to his throat.

The victim, a 29-year-old Parsippany man, was transported via ambulance to a local medical facility. Doctors at the Parsippany NJ hospital treated the victim for his stab wounds and later listed him in stable condition.

Meanwhile, Parsippany police officers searched for the suspect and managed to locate him two days later. The suspect was then placed under arrest without any further incident.

The suspect, a 20-year-old man who lives in the Lake Hiawatha section of Parsippany, faces numerous criminal charges, including aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

After being placed under arrest and processed, the suspect was taken to the Morris County Correctional Facility in Morristown, New Jersey. He was being held at the jail on a bail amount of $35,000.

For additional information about this case, view the NJ.com article, “Man Accused of Cutting Victim’s Throat on Christmas with Broken Bottle.”

Dover NJ Aggravated Assault AttorneysAn undocumented immigrant was recently sentenced to a lengthy term of incarceration for stabbing his ex-wife at their home in Dover, NJ.

The stabbing incident occurred on January 25, 2015. According to law enforcement, the suspect got into an argument with his ex-wife at the Dover residence and used a knife to repeatedly stab her.

The ex-couple’s 10-year-old daughter, who witnessed the violent incident, dialed 911 and notified the Dover Police Department. Dover NJ cops rushed to the scene, but the suspect had already fled the area. The suspect was later tracked down and placed under arrest in New York.

Morris County NJ prosecutors initially charged the suspect with attempted murder, but the suspect later reached a plea agreement on reduced charges of aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

The suspect recently made an appearance in Morris County Superior Court in Morristown for a sentencing hearing. The suspect told the superior court judge that he was drunk on the night of the stabbing. The judge later sentenced the suspect to 10 years in NJ State Prison.

The suspect, a 32-year-old illegal immigrant from Ecuador, will be subject to deportation proceedings after he finishes his prison sentence.

To learn more about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Man Gets 10 Years for Stabbing Ex-Wife in Front of Daughter, Report Says.”

Morris County Domestic Violence AttorneysA man from Livingston NJ is on his way to prison after he pleaded guilty to assaulting his former girlfriend during a domestic violence incident more than three years ago.

On February 1, 2013, the suspect met his ex-girlfriend and offered to give her a ride to work. While the two of them were driving through Morris County, they got into an argument. When the victim tried to get out of the car, the suspect grabbed a gun and pistol-whipped her.

The victim suffered significant injuries to the back of the head as a result of the attack. The suspect also allegedly fired the handgun twice during the incident, but none of the bullets struck the victim.

The suspect took the victim to Morristown Medical Center in Morristown NJ, where she got medical treatment. The suspect drove away before police or hospital officials could question him.

Police later tracked the suspect down at his Livingston home. After a six-hour standoff with police, the suspect was arrested. He was subsequently charged with multiple crimes, including attempted murder.

Morris County NJ prosecutors eventually offered the suspect a plea deal. In exchange for the suspect pleading guilty to charges of unlawful possession of a weapon and aggravated assault, prosecutors agreed to drop the more serious charges.

The suspect recently made an appearance in Morris County Superior Court, located in Morristown, so that he could be sentenced. The suspect was sentenced to a term of incarceration of seven years in NJ State Prison. Additionally, the judge ordered that the suspect be held without parole for a period of at least three years.

For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Man Who Pistol-Whipped Ex-Girlfriend Sentenced to 7 Years.”

Madison NJ Simple Assault AttorneysMadison NJ police officers recently arrested a Union City NJ man accused of assaulting three people, including two cops.

The Madison Police Department got a 911 call around 8:35 a.m. about a fight between two people near the intersection of Main Street and Greenwood Avenue in Madison, New Jersey. Two Madison NJ patrol cops were sent to the scene, where they came across the victim lying on the pavement and suffering from pain in his head and neck.

The two Madison police officers talked to a witness, who told them that the suspect had exited a white box truck and violently attacked the victim. The witness also gave police information about the license plate on the suspect’s vehicle.

The Madison cops soon located the vehicle and approached the suspect. As soon as the police officers got near the suspect, he allegedly punched both of them. According to authorities, the suspect used a closed fist to strike one of the officers in the face.

The police officers eventually subdued the suspect and arrested him.

Thankfully, the police officers were not seriously injured in the attack.

The suspect, a 27-year-old Union City man, has been charged with multiple crimes, including two counts of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, one count of simple assault, and one count of resisting arrest.

After being arrested and processed, the suspect was taken to the Morris County Correctional Facility in Morristown, New Jersey. He was being held at the jail in lieu of $10,000 bail.

For further information about this case, view the NJ.com article, “27-Year-Old Man Accused of Attacking 2 Cops in Madison.”

Madison New Jersey Assault LawyersA Union City man faces criminal charges for assaulting two police officers on a street in Madison, NJ.

The violent incident reportedly occurred in the area of Main Street and Greenwood Avenue around 8:35 a.m. The Madison Police Department sent two cops to the scene after getting a call about an assault. When the Madison NJ police officers arrived at the scene, they found the victim suffering from minor injuries to the head and neck.

The victim told the officers that the suspect exited a white box truck, approached him, and knocked him down.

A witness gave Madison police officers the suspect’s license plate number, which enabled police to locate the suspect. The Madison NJ cops were questioning the suspect when he reportedly became angry and began to punch and kick the officers.

The Madison police officers were able to subdue the suspect and place him in handcuffs. He was subsequently taken to Madison police headquarters for processing.

The suspect, a 27-year-old resident of Union City, has been charged with several crimes, including aggravated assault on a police officer, simple assault, and resisting arrest.

For more information about this case, see the DailyRecord.com article, “Madison Police: Man Assaulted Officers.”