Man ARRESTED after Making Threats, Displaying Knife
Riverside Township Police
Riverside – This past Wednesday afternoon, the Riverside Police were dispatched to south Pavilion Avenue, for the report of a man with a knife threatening to kill the caller. Riverside officers quickly arrived and spoke with the victims, a husband and wife. They reported that they were walking along Pavilion Avenue when the suspect accused the male victim of owing him money. The victim told police that he did not know the suspect. According to the victim and witnesses, the suspect then allegedly approached the male, pulled out a knife and threatened to kill him. The suspect then fled on a bicycle.
Officers quickly put out a description of the suspect. Within minutes, a Riverside police officer located that suspect on a bike several blocks away. He was identified as Edwin Torres-Guzman, 59 years, of Riverside, NJ. The investigation revealed that he was in possession of a knife and he was placed under arrest. During transport, the suspect sprayed bodily fluids throughout the rear of the patrol car.
At the police station, Torres-Guzman was charged with Aggravated Assault, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purposes and Terroristic Threats. He was lodged at the Burlington County Correctional Facility in Mt. Holly, NJ pending a detention hearing.
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