Parsippany police recently arrested a Wayne NJ man who allegedly robbed a person during a road rage incident.
The theft reportedly occurred on Route 80 in Parsippany, NJ. The Parsippany Police Department sent police officers to the parking lot of 1004 Tabor Road a short time before 9:00 p.m. after receiving a report of a fight. When Parsippany cops got to the scene, they discovered the victim.
The victim spoke with police and said that he got into a road rage incident on Route 80, with the suspect following him to the parking lot and then attacking him. During the fight, the victim’s sweatshirt fell off. The suspect allegedly stole the sweatshirt and then drove away.
The suspect, a 30-year-old Wayne resident, later had an arrest warrant issued. He then turned himself in to Parsippany police and was placed under arrest.
The suspect faces criminal charges for robbery, which could lead to severe penalties. As set forth by N.J.S.A. 2C:15-1, robbery is usually classified as a second degree crime. A conviction on robbery charges could result in the suspect being sentenced to 5-10 years in NJ State Prison.
After being arrested and charged, the suspect had his bail set at $5,000. He posted bail and was released from police custody, with a pending court date in Morris County Superior Court in Morristown New Jersey.
For more information about this case, go to the NJ.com article, “Route 80 Road Rage Leads to Robbery, Attack in Parsippany, Cops Say.”