The Union County Prosecutor’s Office
32 Rahway Avenue   Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Theodore J. Romankow
Prosecutor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 26, 2010

Contact: John Holl
(908) 527-4621 jholl@ucnj.org

Man Charged with Attempted Aggravated Assault Against Officers

 

A Roselle man was charged yesterday with two counts of attempted aggravated assault and weapons offenses in relation to an April 16, 2010 attack on police officers outside of the Kings Inn Motel in Rahway, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.

According to the investigation Fritz Louissaint DOB: 12/27/1951 attempted to attack two uniformed officers while they were attempting to calm the man down. Louissaint pulled a weapon from his coat and lunged at the officers, said Romankow.

The officers fired at the suspect, injuring the man. He was transported to Robert Wood Johnson University Medical Center and was arrested yesterday afternoon following his release from the hospital, said Romankow.

He is currently being held on $162,500 bail at the Union County Jail in Elizabeth.

 

These criminal charges are mere accusations.
The defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.