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Woman spits on officer answering complaint for her loud music

MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A Mansfield Township woman spat on an officer when police went to her home for a noise complaint, police said.

On Dec. 27, at 1:33 a.m., township police responded to Mansfield Village Apartments on the report of an ongoing problem of loud music. When officers arrived, the officers heard the loud music several buildings away and then found the apartment the music was coming from, police said.

The music was turned down and the resident, who was identified as Kiersten A. Jarvis, 42, allegedly refused to come to the door. She eventually came out on the second-floor balcony and was advised of the complaint, police said.

Jarvis allegedly cursed at the officers and spat at them striking one of the officers. She was advised she was under arrest and allegedly pulled away from officers as they were handcuffing her, police said.

Jarvis was charged with aggravated assault (throwing bodily fluids at law enforcement), resisting arrest and disturbing the peace. She was lodged in the Warren County Jail pending a court appearance, police said.

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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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