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Woman arrested after breaking into Hackettstown home, threatening homeowner while holding knife

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A Warren County woman was arrested after she allegedly broke into a home and threatened the homeowner while holding a knife in Hackettstown, according to police.

On Wednesday, March 22, at around 3:39 a.m., police responded to a residence on Reese Ave for a reported burglary in progress. It was reported that a woman was holding a knife and threatened the homeowner, police said.

The homeowner was able to exit the residence and go to a neighbor’s house to call 9-1-1, police said.

Through an investigation it was determined that Alicia J. Sobieski, 32, of Belvidere ripped the rear bottom portion of the screen door and broke a secondary glass window door to gain access to the interior lock, police said.

Upon arrival, officers located Sobieski inside the residence and was then arrested, police said.

Sobieski was charged with burglary, terroristic threats, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and criminal mischief. She was then lodged in the Warren County Correctional Facility, 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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