NUTLEY, NJ -  Nutley Police report that a Nutley resident who assaulted a delivery driver with a sandwich has been charged with simple assault and now faces a court date.

On December 15, Nutley police responded to a call on Nutley Avenue regarding a dispute. The call was made by a delivery driver.

The driver made a food delivery totaling $11.75. The actor gave the driver $12.00 but refused the quarter change and told the driver to "toss it because (he) didn't need it." The driver then tossed the quarter into the driveway, away from the actor.

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While going back to the car, the driver was hit in the back of the head with a sandwich thrown by the actor. The actor then smeared the sandwich on the driver's windshield.  

James Marra, age 22, of Nutley, was placed under arrest and transported to Nutley police headquarters without incident.  He was charged with Simple Assault, Criminal Mischief, advised of his Court date, and released.  

Details were not provided regarding the type of sandwich at the center of this dispute. is an online newspaper serving the Township of Nutley. is accredited by the New Jersey Press Association, and is the only locally owned news organization serving the community. Sign up for our FREE daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @TAPintoNutley