NUTLEY, NJ - According to the Nutley Police Department, a 30-year old male was involved in multiple incidents this week including a report that he kicked a Nutley Volunteer Emergency Rescue Squad (NVERS) EMT.
On Wednesday, July 8, The manager of a convenience store on Centre St. contacted the police regarding threats made by two customers.
The police report states that a male and female party entered the store without masks. The manager told the parties that masks were required to enter the establishment. The manager's request led to a back and forth disagreement that led to the female party making terroristic threats.
Video cameras at the establishment captured the incident. Nutley police arrived after the parties left. The video footage allowed the police to identify the parties who were eventually placed under arrest.
Timmy Murphy, 30, of Nutley was charged with obstruction and resisting arrest. Rosemarie Prisco, 50, of Fort Lee, was charged with aggravated assault and resisting arrest.
On Friday, July 10, officers of the Nutley Police Department responded to a Centre St. location following a call about a man who had fallen and had abrasions on his face. Police determined that the party, Timmy Murphy, was extremely intoxicated. Police decided to have him transported to hospital for his own well-being.
While being escorted to a NVERS ambulance, Murphy became combative and was placed in handcuffs. Once in the ambulance, the uniformed EMT stated that they were kicked in the chest by Murphy.
The Essex County Prosecutor's Office was notified of the incident and approved the aggravated assault charge for Murphy.
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