Madison Resident Arrested for Aggravated Assault on Hanover Police Officers


HANOVER TOWNSHIP — On Sunday, October 13, several Hanover Township Police Officers responded to a residence in Whippany for a medical aid call.

While assisting the victim, the victims father, Richard Alexander, 51, Madison, began assaulting the officers who were rendering aid.

Mr. Alexander was arrested and charged with three counts of aggravated assault on police officers and one count of aggravated assault on EMS.

He was also charged with resisting and possession of CDS. He was transported to the hospital for an evaluation.

Editor’s Note: An arrest or the signing of a criminal complaint is merely an accusation.  Despite this accusation, the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until he or she has been proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.