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Hackettstown man accused of headbutting, throwing soda can that hit woman’s face

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A Hackettstown man was charged Saturday night after he allegedly head-butted a woman and then threw a soda can that hit her in the face, according to police.

On December 10, at around 11:11 p.m., police responded to the 100 block of Main Street in reference to a dispute, police said.

Through a police investigation, it was determined that Arbey Naranjo-Pulgarin, 37, of Hackettstown entered the woman’s apartment and she then advised him that he needed to leave, then he head-butted the woman, police said.

While people were attempting to get Naranjo-Pulgarin out of the apartment, he threw a soda can that hit her in the face. The woman refused medical attention, police said.

Naranjo-Pulgarin was charged with simple assault and disorderly conduct. He was released pending a court appearance, police said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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