Pennsylvania Woman Charged with Aggravated Assault After Stabbing East Rutherford NJ Man

By Travis Tormey posted in Assault and Threat Crimes on Thursday, September 26, 2013

A woman was arrested for allegedly stabbing an East Rutherford NJ man in Pennsylvania.

Last month, 23-year-old Amber Wilson allegedly stabbed the victim several times – once in his collarbone and multiple times on his body.

After the stabbing, the victim was transported to a Pennsylvania hospital for treatment.

Ms. Wilson was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, and harassment.

Although Ms. Wilson was charged with aggravated assault in Pennsylvania, had she been arrested in New Jersey, the penalties could have been especially severe. In New Jersey, aggravated assault is governed by N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1. A person is guilty of second degree aggravated assault if she attempts to cause bodily injury to another person while using a deadly weapon. If Ms. Wilson was convicted of second degree aggravated assault in New Jersey, she would face a term of imprisonment of up to ten (10) years in state prison.

Ms. Wilson was being held in the Monroe County Correctional Facility in Pennsylvania while awaiting a preliminary hearing.

For more information, see the article entitled “Pa. Woman Held in Stabbing of East Rutherford Man.


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