Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Teen Charged with Assault on 2 Cops

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Teen Charged with Assault on 2 Cops

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WAYNE -- A weekend bar brawl led police to arrest a 19-year-old West Milford resident and issue him complaints for underage drinking, possession of a fraudulent driver's license and aggravated assault on two police officers, police said Tuesday.

Police officers responded to a report of a "large fight in progress" at Mother's Ale House on Mountain View Boulevard at 2 a.m. Sunday, said Capt. Laurence W. Martin, investigative division commander, in a statement. When police arrived and began to disperse the crowd, they saw patrons in several areas of the parking lot in fights, and Matthew Pordon began to "aggressively" scream, "I did it! Arrest me!" and "I am a teenager!" Martin said.

After police dispersed the crowd, Martin said, Pordon was identified as being involved in another assault in the bar prior to police arriving. …

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