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Man arrested after allegedly brandishing rifle during argument with tow truck operators in Long Valley

LONG VALLEY, NJ (Morris County) – A Long Valley man is facing several charges after he allegedly brandished a rifle during an argument with tow truck operators Monday morning.

On Sept. 21, at around 11:46 a.m., township police responded to a Long Valley residence for a report of a home owner who brandished a rifle after engaging in a verbal argument with tow truck operators, police said.

Upon arrival, officers secured the scene and acquired possession of the rifle. A subsequent investigation and witness statements led to the arrest of 58-year-old Salvatore Carfaro, police said.

Carfaro was charged with possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, aggravated assault with a firearm and terroristic threats. He was lodged in the Morris County Correctional Facility 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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