TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy during his daily press briefing on Tuesday, March 24, called out a 'knucklehead' who got into a dispute with an employee of Wegman’s, coughed on the woman, and told her after doing so that he had coronavirus.
"He then refused to cooperate with the police, to either give them his name or his driver’s license for more than 40 minutes," Murphy said.
"A summons is being issued for terroristic threats, harassment and obstruction," the governor added.
On the enforcement front, just to prove that there are both knuckleheads out there on the one hand, and on the other hand we see them and we’re enforcing behavior – charges are being brought against a defendant who got into a dispute with an employee of Wegman’s, coughed on the woman and told her after doing so that he had coronavirus.
-- Gov. Phil Murphy
"This... demonstrates active law enforcement and the steps that we are taking," Murphy said. "We will not take any noncompliant behavior – never mind egregious behavior like this."
During his press conference, the governor also gave shout outs to healthcare workers and first responders "who are enforcing this unique environment in which we’re living."
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