Boonton Township NJ police arrested a man and charged him with threatening an ex-tenant who allegedly owed him rent money.
The alleged victim in the case called the Boonton Township Detective Bureau and told them that Albert DiCarlo threatened his life on more than one occasion.
The victim had been a tenant of Mr. DiCarlo’s. According to the victim, he and Mr. DiCarlo had argued at length over rent money that Mr. DiCarlo believed he was owed. The victim told police that Mr. DiCarlo threatened to kill him warned that he would send someone to break the victim’s legs.
Mr. DiCarlo was arrested and charged with making terroristic threats.
In New Jersey, a person can be charged with making terroristic threats if he threatens to kill someone else. The crime is addressed by N.J.S.A. 2C:12-3. In this case, Mr. DiCarlo could be sentenced to between three (3) to five (5) years in NJ State Prison if he is convicted of third degree terroristic threats.
To learn more about this case, access the NJ.com article entitled “Boonton Man Made ‘Terroristic Threats’ During Argument with Tenant, Police Say.“