Bar Patron Refused to Leave, Threatened Employee With Box Cutter, Police Say

Madison resident arrested on weapon, harassment charges following incident at 54 Main Bar and Grille.

Madison Police Department. Credit: Patch file
Madison Police Department. Credit: Patch file
A 45-year-old Madison resident allegedly refused to leave a Main Street bar, took out a box cutter, and threatened a bar employee, borough police said.

Manish Jariwala was arrested at 3:45 p.m. Dec. 18 by Patrolman Vincent Dellavalle, Detective Kenneth Shannon said in a news release.

When police responded to 54 Main Bar and Grille on a report of an intoxicated patron who refused to leave, Jariwala allegedly pulled out a box cutter and threatened one of the bar employees, the news release said.

Dellavalle subdued Jariwala with the assistance of other officers, and Jariwala was charged with possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of a weapon and harassment, according to police. Jariwala was taken to the Morris County jail in lieu of $7,500 bail.
Aladdin Sarsippius Sulemenagic Jackson III January 02, 2014 at 02:34 PM
I don't know anyone who typically carries a box cutter. What a strange man-ish.


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