Assault on a Police Officer and DWI Charges Issued in Paramus NJ

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Paramus NJA minor accident near a construction zone in Paramus leads to the arrest of a twenty-two year old from Newark resident, for among other things, aggravated assault on a police officer and DWI. Apparently a minor motor vehicle accident near the Garden State Plaza late last night turned into a major incident when the Defendant became aggressive and belligerent towards the victim. From the reports released thus far, it appears that when confronted by the victim about the damage done to her vehicle the Defendant became very aggressive and attempted to leave the scene. Fortunately for the victim, a construction worker who as working nearby intervened and attempted to prevent the Defendant from leaving. However, when confronted by the construction worker, the Defendant became physical, punching him several times in the faces.

As a result, the Paramus Police Department was notified and responded to the scene immediately. The Defendant continued to become combative, punching and kicking the officers on scene as well. In fact, he even kicked out the back window of the police cruiser as well. The Defendant was arrested and charged with DWI, refusal to submit to a breath test, criminal mischief, simple assault, aggravated assault on a police officer, resisting arrest, reckless driving and possession of open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. The Defendant was taken to the Bergen County Jail and remains there on a $25,000 bail. 

Aggravated Assault Lawyer in Paramus NJ

The Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliverhas eight criminal defense attorneys on staff, making our office one of the largest criminal defense firms in the State let alone Bergen County. If you or a loved one has been charged with a criminal offense in Bergen County, in towns like Paramus, Mahwah, Lodi, Saddle Brook, Ramsey, Lyndhurst, East Rutherford or Hackensack, we can help. Our office has extensive experience representing clients charged with various criminal offenses in towns throughout Bergen County. If you would like to discuss your options with one of our attorneys then please contact our Hackensack office at 1-800-682-4037. We are available 24/7 to help assist in any way possible.