HANOVER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Morris County man was arrested after he allegeldy threatened another person with a handgun in Hanover Township, according to Police.
On Jan. 2, an officer responded to the Red Carpet Inn for a report of a man banging on a door threatening another tenant with a handgun, police said.
Officers located the man, identified as Derek Becker, 50, who currently resides at the Red Carpet Inn, standing in the hallway and police observed what appeared to be a handgun sticking out of his pants. A brief struggle ensued and he was arrested, police said.
The firearm had a working trigger and looked authentic but had a pin installed into the chamber/barrel not allowing for ammunition to be loaded, police said.
Becker was charged with terroristic threats, harassment and possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes. He was then transported to the Morris County jail pending a court appearance, police said.