HANOVER — Hanover Township Police Officer Megan Prager detained William Burford, 44, of Morristown, and Peter Kominek, 46, of Parsippany, on charges of assault and theft on Wednesday, October 11.
Responding to a disturbance call at the Red Carpet Inn, Officer Prager discovered that Kominek had taken Burford’s cell phone, leading to an altercation where Burford used a pocket knife to retrieve his phone.
Both individuals were taken into custody and brought to Hanover Township Police Headquarters.
Burford faced charges of aggravated assault, while Kominek was charged with theft. They were both released, pending their respective court appearances.
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