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.