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Warren County man sentenced to 7 years in prison for aggravated assault, resisting arrest

WARREN COUNTY, NJ – A Warren County man has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to aggravated assault and resisting arrest charges, according to Warren County Prosecutor James Pfeiffer.

On July 25, 2019, a Warren County Grand Jury indicted Tyler Lusardi-Paz, 30, of Washington Township on eight criminal charges related to his assault on an individual only identified as XX and a subsequent assault on the law enforcement officer dispatched to investigate the attack, Pfeiffer said.

On May 25, 2021, Lusardi-Paz plead guilty to a second-degree aggravated assault, and third-degree resisting arrest, Pfeiffer said.

On July 23, 2021, the Honorable H. Matthew Curry, J.S.C. sentenced Lusardi-Paz to a seven year term of incarceration in New Jersey State Prison. Pursuant to the No Early Release Act, Lusardi-Paz will have to serve at least 85 percent of that sentence prior to becoming eligible for parole, Pfeiffer said.

Lusardi-Paz is currently incarcerated in the Warren County Correction Center pending his transfer to the custody of the State Department of Corrections, Pfeiffer said.

The Warren County Prosecutor’s Office conducted the investigation alongside the Washington Township Police Department.

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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