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Man charged for allegedly throwing lit cigarette at cop

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A 23-year-old Allamuchy Township man was charged Christmas Eve for allegedly throwing a lit cigarette, which then hit an officer’s head.

Peter Cesarski was charged with disorderly conduct.

At 1:28 a.m., town police responded to Bea McNally’s, located at 109 Grand Ave, for a report of an unconscious female inside the business, police said.

While the officer was walking into the building, the officer was struck on the top of his head with a lit cigarette, police said.

Through a police investigation, they determined that Cesarski threw the cigarette, police said.

Cesarski was released pending a court appearance.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook