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Man arrested for falsely reporting armed robbery in Warren County

HOPE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A New York man who claimed he was a victim of an armed robbery in Hope Township Wednesday evening was arrested for making a false police report, according to New Jersey State Police spokesperson Alejandro Goez.

The New Jersey State Police received a call at 5:48 p.m. Wednesday of a report of an armed robbery at the Dunkin Donuts, 484 Hope Blairstown Road, Goez said.

Through a police investigation, it was determined that John Visintin, 22, of East Elmhurst, NY, who was a customer, falsely reported the armed robbery, Goez said.

Visintin was charged with falsely reporting a crime to law enforcement and was lodged in the Warren County Correctional Facility, Goez 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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