Law enforcement recently arrested a Long Valley NJ man accused of falsely reporting a crime to police in Washington Township, New Jersey.
According to authorities, the suspect dialed 911 on Sunday and told police that there was a disturbance at a residence on East Mill Road in Washington Township. Cops were dispatched to the area, but they were not able to find the house. The suspect then allegedly told police dispatchers that the disturbance was actually occurring at a home located on Schooleys Mountain Road. Remarkably, this continued over the course of the night, with the suspect allegedly telling Washington Township police about disturbances at two other residences.
Washington Township NJ detectives conducted an investigation and eventually found the suspect on Lawrence Trail. They spoke to the suspect, who reportedly admitted that he placed the 911 calls. Moreover, the suspect allegedly said that the calls were merely a joke.
The suspect is a 30-year-old man from Long Valley, which is an unincorporated community in Washington Township. He faces criminal charges for obstructing administrative law.
For further information about this case, check out the NJ.com article, “Washington Twp. Man Arrested for Allegedly Calling Cops As ‘Joke,’ Report Says.”