ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A northern New Jersey man broke into a liquor store and got into a fight with police just hours after he was released from jail, authorities said Sunday.
Willie Carter Jr., 44, faced several new charges — including burglary, theft and aggravated assault on police – stemming two incidents that occurred Saturday, Englewood police told NJ.com.
Carter was freed from the Bergen County Jail late Friday afternoon after serving a two-month sentence for a parole violation. Authorities said he then broke into the liquor store early Saturday, stealing cash and cigarettes.
When police went to Carter’s home to arrest him Saturday afternoon, a scuffle ensued. Two officers were injured, including one who suffered a broken hand.
Carter remained jailed Sunday.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- Deadly Crash Closes Route 22 In Bridgewater, NJ
- Italian Officials Say Quake Death Toll Hits 247 As Search Efforts Continue
- Seen At 11: ‘Drunkorexia’ Deadly New Trend On College Campuses, Experts Warn
- Tuckahoe Parents Protest Over Chemical Concerns At Planned Marriott Site
(TM and © Copyright 2013 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)