HARDING TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Harding Township man was charged after allegedly hitting another driver with a hammer, threatened to kill him then dragging him, police said.
Victor Henriques, 50, was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, terroristic threats, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.
On Saturday, June 22 at 6:05 p.m., officers responded to a report of an assault in progress on Lake Trail West, located in the Mt. Kemble Lake community, police said.
Upon arrival, officers learned that this assault stemmed from a motor vehicle complaint of an erratic driver, police said.
Henriques approached the alleged driver and struck him in the face and dragged him. He also carried a hammer, which was also used to strike and threatened to kill him, police said.
Henriques was released pending a court appearance in Morris County Superior Court.