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Haledon Police Arrest Suspect in Armed Road Rage Incident


By: Richard L. Smith 

In Haledon, police have successfully arrested a suspect linked to a dangerous road rage confrontation that occurred on April 22, 2024.AdThe incident, which took place at the intersection of Mangold Street and Belmont Avenue, escalated when the suspect reportedly brandished a firearm and made threats toward a male victim.

Sergeant George Kelly and Officer Rubel Jimenez were the first to respond to the victim's complaint, which led to the initiation of a comprehensive investigation by the Haledon Police Investigative and Special Services Bureau.

Under the leadership of Detective/Corporal Semir Celoski, the investigative team worked diligently to identify the suspect.

Through their investigative efforts, the team identified the suspect as Mr. Jonathon Sisco, a 24-year-old resident of Haledon.

On April 24, just two days after the reported incident, Haledon Police Detectives located Mr. Sisco and arrested him without incident.AdThe firearm involved in the altercation was also recovered at the time of the arrest.

Mr. Sisco now faces multiple charges, including Aggravated Assault, Terroristic Threats, Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon.

He was taken into custody and is currently being held at the Passaic County Jail.

As the legal process unfolds, Mr. Sisco is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.