Paterson NJ police recently arrested an Oradell New Jersey man who allegedly committed an act of domestic violence when he threatened to murder his ex-girlfriend.
The alleged domestic violence incident occurred around 7:00 a.m. at a house near Broadway and East 26th Street in Paterson, NJ. According to authorities, the suspect was in possession of a handgun and used it to threaten his ex-girlfriend and her current boyfriend.
Paterson NJ police got a report of the domestic violence incident and sent officers to the scene, where they talked to the victims.
Police later tracked down the suspect in a blue Mustang with California license plates. The suspect pulled over in the parking lot of a Firestone on Broadway in Paterson, New Jersey. According to police, the suspect initially refused to exit the vehicle. However, cops eventually managed to place him under arrest without further incident.
When police searched the suspect’s motor vehicle, they reportedly found a Glock model-17 9mm handgun, an assault rifle, multiple ammunition magazines, and a ballistic vest previously reported as stolen from the government.
The suspect is a 34-year-old resident of Oradell. He used to be employed as a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer, but the Department of Homeland Security reportedly fired him in 2012.
The suspect has been charged with a number of crimes, including domestic violence harassment, aggravated assault, and unlawful possession of a weapon.
For more information about this case, check out the NJ.com article, “Former Border Agent Threatened to Kill Ex-Girlfriend, Cops Say.”