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Travis J. Tormey, Esq.

Category Archives: Assault Offenses

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Father, Son Charged with Abuse of Older Relative in Bergenfield, NJ

Posted in Assault Offenses
Police officers in Bergenfield, New Jersey recently arrested two men – a father and his son – on charges of burglary and elder abuse. The suspects are a 61-year-old Bergenfield, NJ man and a 28-year-old Bergenfield, NJ man. The older suspect is reportedly the father of the younger suspect. According to Bergenfield authorities, the suspects… Continue Reading

Man Shot by Police in Fort Lee, NJ

Posted in Assault Offenses
Fort Lee NJ police officers recently shot a man who was reportedly causing concern for a woman by lurking outside her window. According to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, the woman saw the suspect hiding in the bushes near her home. The victim contacted the Fort Lee Police Department, which then sent cops to the… Continue Reading

Hackensack Man Accused of Firing Handgun, Crashing Stolen Car

Posted in Assault Offenses
Hackensack police recently arrested two individuals – a brother and a sister – in connection with a violent incident that reportedly involved a shooting and a car accident. The suspects are a 20-year-old man from Hackensack NJ and a 21-year-old woman from Hackensack, New Jersey. According to authorities, it was around 8:00 a.m. when the… Continue Reading

Bergenfield NJ Brothers Allegedly Attacked Police Officer

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Law enforcement recently arrested two brothers who have been accused of violently attacking a Bergenfield NJ cop. The suspects, a 20-year-old male and a 21-year-old male, are both from Bergenfield, New Jersey. According to Bergen County prosecutors, the suspects got into a fight with a Bergenfield police officer during a late-night traffic stop. It was… Continue Reading

Saddle River NJ Nurse Allegedly Abused Disabled Patient

Posted in Assault Offenses
A Saddle River woman who was employed as a nurse now faces criminal charges for aggravated assault. The charges stem from multiple incidents in which she allegedly abused one of her patients. The suspect is a 64-year-old woman from Saddle River, NJ. She worked as a registered nurse and was hired to care for a… Continue Reading

Oradell NJ Man Allegedly Threatened Ex-Girlfriend with Handgun

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An Oradell NJ man who used to be employed as a US Customs and Border Protection agent has been charged with aggravated assault and weapons offenses. The suspect worked as a border agent until 2012, when the federal government fired him for undisclosed reasons. Earlier this year, the 34-year-old Oradell NJ resident was placed under… Continue Reading

Suspect in Hackensack Police Shooting Headed to Prison

Posted in Assault Offenses
A suspect accused of being a member of the Bloods gang was sentenced to two decades in New Jersey State Prison for shooting at cops in Hackensack, NJ. The suspect is a 25-year-old resident of Bergen County, NJ. According to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect was involved in a violent shootout with Hackensack… Continue Reading

Englewood NJ Police Arrest Suspect in Shooting on City Street

Posted in Assault Offenses
Englewood New Jersey police are cracking down on violence throughout the city, with law enforcement recently arresting an individual accused of aggravated assault. For several months, Englewood police have been trying to cut down on shootings on city streets. The focus on shootings and assaults came in response to a substantial rise in the number… Continue Reading

Police Investigate Bar Fight in Paramus, New Jersey

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Paramus New Jersey police are looking into a fight at a local bar that reportedly resulted in serious injuries, including one participant losing part of her earlobe. The violent altercation occurred just after 11:00 p.m. at Miller’s Ale House on Route 4 in Paramus, NJ. One of the women was allegedly drunk when she bit… Continue Reading

Belleville NJ Police Officers Arrested for Bar Fight

Posted in Assault Offenses
Four Belleville NJ cops, and a civilian, were placed under arrest and charged with simple assault after they reportedly got into a bar fight. The violent incident happened at a Bergen County bar a few weeks ago. According to law enforcement, the suspects were involved in a physical altercation with patrons at the bar. Bar… Continue Reading

Criminal Charges Possible for Truck Driver Involved in Crash near MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford

Posted in Assault Offenses, Traffic Violations
Law enforcement is currently investigating a frightening auto accident on a highway in East Rutherford NJ and trying to determine whether criminal charges need to be filed in connection with the crash. The truck accident occurred a short time before 2:00 p.m. on Route 120, near MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. An International tractor-trailer… Continue Reading

Three NY Men Charged with Aggravated Assault, Robbery for Violent Incident in Fort Lee, NJ

Posted in Assault Offenses, Theft Offenses
Police officers recently captured three New York men who allegedly committed a violent assault during a robbery in Fort Lee, NJ. The attack went down shortly before 12:00 p.m. The Fort Lee Police Department got a call from the victim, who told the dispatcher that he was traveling in a motor vehicle with the three… Continue Reading

Assault Charges Upgraded to Manslaughter Charges after Fair Lawn NJ Beating Victim Dies

Posted in Assault Offenses, Homicide
The aggravated assault charges filed against a man from Fair Lawn NJ have been upgraded to manslaughter charges after an alleged assault victim died from his injuries. According to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect brutally assaulted the victim at a home located on Smith Avenue in Fair Lawn, NJ. The victim was reportedly… Continue Reading

Police Arrest Fair Lawn NJ Man Accused of Assaulting Friend of His Girlfriend

Posted in Assault Offenses
Police in Fair Lawn NJ recently arrested a man accused of assaulting an acquaintance of his girlfriend. According to officials, the assault left the victim with severe physical injuries that necessitated emergency medical attention. The attack reportedly occurred around 5:41 p.m. at a residence on Smith Avenue in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. The victim showed… Continue Reading

Lodi NJ Police Search for NY Man Who Allegedly Used Meat Cleaver to Assault Restaurant Employees

Posted in Assault Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Lodi New Jersey police are asking for the public’s help as they investigate a violent assault involving a meat cleaver. According to authorities, the suspect got into a verbal dispute with a co-worker at a restaurant in Lodi, NJ. At some point during the altercation, the suspect allegedly became enraged and grabbed a meat clear.… Continue Reading

Two Ramapo College Students Charged with Assault in Mahwah, New Jersey

Posted in Assault Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Mahwah NJ police officers recently arrested two students at Ramapo College after they got into a violent altercation. The fight occurred at the College Park Apartments, a dorm building at Ramapo College of New Jersey in Mahwah, New Jersey. One of the suspects is a 19-year-old Wyckoff man. He reportedly became upset when he noticed… Continue Reading

Police Arrest Suspect in Stabbing at Home in Bergenfield, New Jersey

Posted in Assault Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Police officers recently arrested a man who allegedly stabbed someone during a violent altercation outside a house in Bergenfield, NJ. The stabbing incident occurred late at night at a residence on 202 Howard Drive in Bergenfield, New Jersey. According to authorities, the suspect got into a fight with the victim, grabbed a knife, and used… Continue Reading

Police Arrest Fort Lee NJ Man Who Allegedly Struck Wheelchair-Bound Man with SUV on Leonia Road

Posted in Assault Offenses, Traffic Violations
Police in Leonia New Jersey apprehended a Fort Lee NJ man accused of crashed his SUV into a wheelchair-bound man and then leaving the scene of the accident. According to law enforcement officials, the suspect slammed into the victim as the victim was trying to walk across the road at the intersection of Leonia Avenue… Continue Reading