BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bridgewater woman was charged with aggravated assault and other charges for allegedly spitting on staff members at a medical facility, according to a report from the attorney general.
Mary E. Stewart, 63, was charged May 2 by the Bridgewater Township Police Department with fourth degree aggravated assault, endangering and violating emergency orders.
According to the report, Stewart allegedly spit on staff members at the facility multiple times. In addition, she allegedly spit on her hands and then wiped saliva on pieces of medical equipment and surfaces.
Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal said they are cracking down on incidents like these across the state, and have announced enforcement actions that target price-gouging, consumer fraud violations and alcoholic beverage control violations.
"We're cracking down on those who jeopardize public health and undermine public safety," Grewal said in a release. "We have zero patience for those who spit on cops, gouge prices or try to exploit this pandemic for their personal gain."