Mario Querubin, 21, of Hackensack has been charged with disarming and assaulting a police officer while resisting arrest and hindering apprehension.
On September 3rd, Captain Nicole Foley was driving on Oak Street when she observed a man sleeping in a parked vehicle. When Foley approached the vehicle to perform a welfare check, she was faced with a combative and argumentative Querubin.
Querubin exited the vehicle while threatening Captain Foley. Foley attempted to strike with her baton when Querubin disarmed her, a struggle ensued. Police Officers Robert Ghirardi and Michael Koenig arrived on scene and were able to subdue Querubin after discharging OC (pepper) spray.
Captain Foley subsequently learned that Querubin had an active warrant for contempt of court and failure to appear in Teaneck Municipal Court. Foley signed complaints against Querubin for: hindering apprehension, obstruction of a government function, disarming a law enforcement officer, aggravated assault on a police officer, and resisting arrest.