Man threatens driver with hatchet in Washington Twp.

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Long Valley man was charged after he allegedly threatened a man with a hatchet Tuesday morning, police said.

George Moran, 51, was charged with possession of a weapon, unlawful possession of a weapon and disorderly conduct.

At 06:55 a.m., township police responded to the intersection of Old Farmers Road and Powder Mill Road for a report of a man threatening another man with a hatchet, police said.

Upon the officer’s arrival, they encounter two men in the roadway and one of which possessed a weapon, police said.

A subsequent investigation revealed that Moran allegedly threatened the victim with a hatchet after an argument occurred regarding the victim’s alleged driving, police said.

Moran was released with a mandatory court date in the Morris County Superior Court.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook

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