Douglas J. Petty, New Jersey School Superintendent, Got Arrested for Punching Woman

On Sunday morning in Seaside Heights, the Police arrested Douglas J. Petty, New Jersey School Superintendent, for punching a woman and battling a guy.

Now, let’s dive deep into the matter.

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Douglas J. Petty Arrested for Punching a Woman

On Sunday morning in Seaside Heights, the Police arrested Douglas J. Petty, 46, New Jersey School Superintendent, for punching a woman and battling a guy. There was no revelation of the woman’s name.

As per an affidavit procured by NJ.com

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, Petty, the head of Lodi Public Schools in Bergen County, was involved in a brawl on the pavement. It happened at 1:20 am, on the morning of Sunday, 28th August.

When more cops reached the scene, Petty was fighting with the other man on the walkway and the traffic cop was striving to restrain him.

As per the affidavit, the responding officer was successful in handcuffing Petty, after which he took him to the Seaside Heights police precinct.

Douglas J. Petty
(Credit: Twitter/LodiSupt)

What did the Cops say?

Seaside Homicide Detective Steve Korman spoke to NJ.com about the matter. He informed that Douglas as well as the man got into a brawl after the man observed Douglas punching a woman.

The detective uttered that “after a brief verbal altercation a physical altercation ensued between the two.” The reason behind punching the adult female is still uncertain.

As per legal papers, Petty got prosecution just after 5:15 a.m. that morning with simple violence to cause physical injury, which is a disruptive person’s crime.

According to the outlet, the Superintendent was transported to the Ocean County Jail and then liberated.

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What did Petty’s Attorney say?

Petty has entered a not guilty plea, according to Raymond Raya, the attorney for Petty, who spoke with NJ.com.

He added, “We look forward to vigorously defending him on this matter.” “I will reserve any further comment until after the proceedings are finished, which we believe will be done expeditiously.”

Since 2019, Petty has served as the Lodi superintendent. On Wednesday evening, he showed up at a school faculty meeting but didn’t speak of the occurrence.

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Nancy Cardone, the president of the school board, was unable to reach for a response right away. Two board members who previously refused to respond were also unreachable.

Douglas J. Petty
Credit: Lodi Public Schools

Who is Douglas J. Petty?

Douglas J. Petty, 46 years old, is a School Superintendent in New Jersey. He is from Hanover Township’s Cedar Knolls neighborhood.

According to his public letter to the Lodi community, he got recruitment in 2019 and had a marital status.

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