New Milford police say an Upper Montclair man threatened a group of people with a machete after being excluded from Thanksgiving festivities. Joseph Hoo, 48, was charged with unlawful weapons possession, terroristic threats and possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes, the Star Ledger reports.

Police: Montclair man, angry over Thanksgiving snub, pulls machete on New Milford family (via

File photo NEW MILFORD — Police say an Upper Montclair man used a machete to threaten a group of people Thursday after being excluded from their Thanksgiving celebrations. According to New Milford Police Chief Frank Papapietro, officers Brian Carlino…


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