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.