Robert Sunday, of Saddle Brook, charged with illegal weapons, assault
SADDLE BROOK - A convicted sex offender was arrested on weapons and assault charges after police responded to what began as a domestic disturbance in Saddle Brook Saturday night.
Authorities arrived at a home on Bell Avenue at around 8 p.m. after police say Robert Sunday was threatening his girlfriend and her two adult daughters with a rifle.
Sunday, who is a registered level 2 sex offender from a 1993 sex assault, was arrested on weapons and assault charges. After he was taken away, police discovered the rifle he allegedly used to threaten the women, plus eight more guns.
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In the basement, authorities say they found a metal box that contained what appeared to be about 10 pipe bombs and a grenade.
Sunday, 51, was being held on $100,000 bail in the Bergen County Jail. He is charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a weapon and an illegal weapons possession charge.
Police say Sunday may face more charges as they continue their investigation.