Montclair Man Charged in Bizarre Side-of-Highway Attack

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2009 9:00am

Clifton police arrested a Montclair man yesterday after he alleged attacked a police sergeant with a gutter spike. The man, Gian Carty, 37, was walking on the side of the highway at the intersection of Route 3 and Route 21 when the sergeant came up to find out what he was doing there. According to, the officer was protected by his bulletproof vest. Carty, still in jail, has been charged with attempted murder and possession of a deadly weapon.

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And we can get this project completed in time for Montclair's sesquicentennial when we can stick a fork into historic preservation as a public policy.

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