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Police respond to same Mansfield Township apartment twice, 2 charged

MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – Two people are facing charges after police respond to the same Mansfield Township apartment twice.

On Feb. 6, at 7:07 p.m. township police responded to an apartment for a report of a possible dispute between a male and female. The female was reported to be banging on a neighbors door and cursing at them, police said.

Upon the officers arrival an intoxicated 37-year-old female immediately began to curse at them and was uncooperative. police determined the 40-year-old male had already left the scene and with no cooperation from the female, officers left, police said.

Then at 8:11 p.m., the woman called dispatchers and told them she was going to have them fired, police said.

Then at 8:44 p.m., the same woman called dispatchers to say her boyfriend was back and then hung up the phone. The male then called and said he was assaulted by the female, police said.

When the officers arrived both people were intoxicated and uncooperative. Both were issued summonses for disturbing the peace, police said.

Their names were not released.

Then on Feb. 8, police responded back to the same apartment for a report of yelling and items being thrown in the apartment. When officers arrived, the 40-year-old intoxicated man immediately began to curse at the officers and had thrown the woman’s clothing down the stairwell, police said.

The male and female were being uncooperative. The man then chest bumped the officers and waved his arms while clenching his fists, police said.

After multiple warnings by police to stop his conduct, he was advised that he was under arrest. He resisted attempts to handcuff him causing both he and the officer to fall to the ground, police said.

The man was taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest and obstruction. He was later released pending a court 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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