A Secaucus man brandished a pocketknife after a verbal dispute over a car crash escalated last week, Police Lt. Michael Viggiani said.
Carlos Laborde, 51, of Secaucus, was charged with possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose (pocketknife), Viggiano said in a statement.
On November 22nd at approximately 11:41 p.m., the Secaucus police responded to The Harper, located at 120 Park Plaza Drive, on a report of a motor vehicle crash where one of the involved parties reportedly brandished a knife.
According to Viggiano, the investigation revealed there was a verbal dispute that ensued following the motor vehicle crash. During the course of the altercation, Laborde brandished a pocketknife at the other individual involved.
As a result, the police arrested Laborde, who was issued his complaint summons and released from police custody, authorities said.