Randolph New Jersey Aggravated Assault ChargesRandolph NJ police recently arrested a local man who allegedly stabbed a person over a noise dispute.

The incident reportedly happened on September 15. According to authorities, the 26-year-old suspect was seated in his motor vehicle on the Morris Turnpike and repeatedly revving his engine.

A 55-year-old man, also a Randolph NJ resident, was bothered by the noise disturbance. So he approached the suspect’s vehicle and asked the suspect to move his car. At that point, the suspect allegedly took out a knife and stabbed the victim several times.

The victim was taken to Morristown Medical Center so that he could get medical treatment for his wounds. He was later released from the hospital.

Meanwhile, the suspect reportedly drove away from the scene of the alleged stabbing and fled the area.

Randolph NJ police later located the suspect’s car and placed him under arrest.

The suspect was subsequently charged with aggravated assault and unlawful possession of a weapon.

If the suspect is ultimately convicted of aggravated assault, he would be subject to significant penalties. As set forth by N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1(b), aggravated assault with a deadly weapon like a knife or handgun is a second degree crime. A conviction on second degree aggravated assault charges could result in a sentence of 5-10 years in New Jersey State Prison.

To learn more about this case, view the NJ.com article entitled “Man Stabbed His Victim Over Car Noise Complaint, Cops Say.”