Clifton Couple Arrested After Road Rage Incident

According to authorities, a Clifton Couple was arrested on Sunday night during a road rage incident in Fair Lawn. Police allege that 44 year-old Mariusz Czerwinski and his 42 year-old wife, Sylwia Czerwinska hit a 23 year-old man with a golf club. Both men were allegedly being treated for head injuries at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson following the incident. Czerwinska and his wife were both charged with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. The victim was released from the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Click here to read more at www.northjersey.com.

Aggravated Assault is codified under N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1b.The State of New Jersey handles aggravated assault cases very seriously, and the penalties can be severe. 

Aggravated assault under paragraph 1 is a crime of the second degree, punishable by a period of between 5 to 10 years in New Jersey State Prison, with 85% to be served under the No Early Release Act (NERA).

Aggravated assault under paragraph 6 is a crime of the second degree, punishable by a period of between 5 to 10 years in New Jersey State Prison.

Aggravated assault under paragraph 8 is a crime of the second degree if the victim suffers significant or serious bodily injury; otherwise, it is a crime of the third degree.

Aggravated assault under paragraphs 2, 7, 9, 10, and 11 is a crime of the third degree, punishable by a period of between 3 to 5 years in New Jersey State Prison.

Aggravated assault under paragraph 5 is a crime of the third degree if the victim suffers bodily injury; otherwise it is a crime of the fourth degree.

Aggravated assault under paragraphs 3 and 4 is a crime of the fourth degree, punishable by a period of up to 18 months in New Jersey State Prison.

If you or a loved one is charged with aggravated assault, you should contact an attorney immediately. Former Morris County Prosecutor, Alissa D. Hascup is skilled and experienced at defending countless individuals charged with aggravated assault throughout the state of New Jersey. Especially given the potential prison sentence if convicted, it is essential to have someone like Ms. Hascup by your side to ensure your rights are protected in court. Contact her office for a free consultation about your case. She is available 24/7 at 862-257-1200.

Passaic County Law Enforcement Agencies Receive $27,500 Grant for “Drive Sober or get Pulled Over” Campaign.

New Jersey’s annual holiday crackdown is set to begin on Friday, December 6, 2019. Officials said that the goal of the campaign is to increase awareness of the dangers of drunk-driving. Five Police departments in Passaic county have each received overtime grants in the amount of $5,500. These towns include: Hawthorne, Little Falls, Passaic, Paterson, and… Continue Reading

Paterson Man Arrested for August Murder on Summer Street

According to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office, a man was arrested in connection with a homicide on Summer Street in Paterson that dates back to August 4. Ramon “Lavar” Belfield (from Paterson) allegedly shot and killed Kevin Lewis, 28, outside of 271 Summer Street. According to authorities, the men were involved in an ongoing dispute.… Continue Reading