Aggravated Assault Car Chase Ends At Montclair State University

What originally was a response to a fight near Clubb Street and Mohr Avenue in Bloomfield, turned into a car chase that ended at Montclair State University.  The officer who attempted to calm the situation at the scene, observed a vehicle refuse to stop and then fled the scene. Police Officers then spotted the fleeing vehicle on Broad Street, and started the chase of the suspect. The suspect continued through Bloomfield, into a local park, and then into Montclair. Ultimately ending up on Montclair State University’s campus.  He drove through multiple parking lots on campus and while trying to elude the officers purposefully struck two police cruisers. Ultimately he was taken into custody on Carlisle Road and College Avenue after struggling. Emanuel Cobar was charged with aggravated assault with a weapon, aggravated assault on a police officer, eluding, DWI, underage DWI, reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident, unsafe operation of a motor vehicle, wrong way on a one way street, open container of alcohol in a vehicle, failure to stop for an emergency vehicle, and careless driving.

Under N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1b 2. which is aggravated assault and also includes the use of a weapon, which is a crime of the 3rd degree under section 2. Attempts to cause or purposely or knowingly causes bodily injury to another with a deadly weapon. If found guilty a person is looking at 3 to 5 years in New Jersey State Prison.

Under N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1b which is aggravated assault on a police officer, it is a crime of the 3rd or 4th degree depending on harm caused to the officer. The prison sentence can range from 18 months in State Prison and all the way up to 5 years.

Under N.J.S.A. 2C:29-2b which is eluding, and involves fleeing from any police officer who stopped a vehicle, it is a crime of the 2nd or 3rd degree. One is looking at a prison sentence of 5 to 20 years depending on the degree of the crime.

Under N.J.S.A. 39:4-50 which is DWI, can result in up to 30 days in jail, and a loss of license for a time between 3 months and 1 year.

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