JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Hackettstown man is facing several charges including assaulting a police officer in Jefferson Township, police said in a news release Tuesday.
Robert Devos, 55, was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated assault on a police officer, reckless driving, and failure to maintain lane.
On Oct. 1 an officer stopped Devos for erratic driving on Berkshire Valley Road. During the motor vehicle stop, the officer determined that Devos was allegedly under the influence of an alcoholic beverage and he was placed under arrest, police said.
During the processing of Devos, at Jefferson Township Police Headquarters, he allegedly struck Sergeant Fedo several times and had to be restrained, police said.
Devos was charged and then released pending a court appearance.