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Man charged for violating restraining order in Mansfield Township

MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – An Essex County man was jailed after he allegedly violated a restraining order last month in Mansfield Township.

On August 12, at 6:54 a.m. police responded to a residence on the report of a domestic in progress. The man was reportedly banging on the victim’s door and violating a restraining order, police said.

When officers arrived, the man was still on location and was arrested. The victim, who is also the man’s mother, advised officers that her son had threatened to break all the windows out of her car and had directed vulgarities at her, police said.

The 31-year-old Newark man, whose name was not released, was charged with harassment, criminal trespass and violating a restraining order. He was lodged in the Warren County Jail pending 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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