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Hackettstown man acts belligerent to nurse, bumps into security guard, throws phone at police car

MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A 41-year-old Hackettstown man who was intoxicated was charged after he allegedly became belligerent towards a nurse, bumped into a security guard, and throws his phone at a police car.

On Jan. 2, at 6:03 p.m., a township officer responded to a residence to conduct a welfare check on an intoxicated man. When the officer arrived, the officer encountered two intoxicated men, one who has a laceration to his head which required stitches, police said.

The one man asked to be transported to the hospital but refused an ambulance. The officer took him to the hospital and when a nurse came outside to ask him standard questions he became belligerent and cursed at her, police said.

He also threw his phone at the police car, intentionally bumped into a security guard while cursing and pushed his finger into the officers chest, police said.

He was arrested and brought inside for treatment for his laceration. The man, whose name was not released, was charged with disorderly conduct and released pending a court appearance.

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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