Police officials in Newark announced the arrest of a Monmouth County man who allegedly dragged two officers with his car early this morning as they questioned him about drug use and possession on Newark streets.
According to officials, officers responded to a call about a sick man in a car at Charleston and Spruce streets in Newark at 2:13 a.m. and found Jacob Wolski, 30, of Aberdeen sitting in a white midsize car registered to him.
Officials say as officers approached the car, they noticed Wolski appeared to be using drugs.
When police leaned into the car to question Wolski, he sped away, dragging both officers officials said.
Officials say one officer sustained a hand injury and the other a minor head injury. Both officers were taken to the hospital and released.
Before being assaulted, the officers recorded Wolski’s license plate and put out information to other agencies according to police.
Officials say Wolskiwas arrested a short time later by Edison police then charged with possession of a controlled substance.
He was then handed over to Marlboro police who had a warrant out for his arrest.
Police say Wolski is being held in Monmouth County jail.
Newark police charged Wolski was charged with two counts of aggravated assault, resisting arrest and eluding, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of heroin.
These charges are merely accusations.
This suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.