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Man charged with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct in Byram Twp

BYRAM TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – A man is facing several charges including resisting arrest in Byram Township.

On July 9, township police were investigating a dispute where an involved person had left the scene. The officers were looking for that person when they received information that he may be at the residence of Joseph D. Hill on Braemar Court, police said.

One of the officers pulled into the driveway of Hill’s residence and exited his patrol vehicle. Hill, who allegedly appeared to be intoxicated, ran towards the officer screaming at him and made physical contact with the officer, police said.

The officer pushed Hill backwards and then Hill approached the officer and contacted him again, police said.

The officer than arrested Hill who allegedly resisted being handcuffed during the arrest and then resisted being placed in the back of the patrol vehicle, police said.

Hill was charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and consumption of an alcoholic beverage on private property (local ordinance). He was released pending a court appearance.

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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