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Lodi school superintendent charged with assault

Douglas Petty, a Bergen County school district superintendent, has been charged with assault after he allegedly punched a woman and fought a man in Seaside Heights.

News 12 Staff

Sep 1, 2022, 9:42 PM

Updated 660 days ago

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Douglas Petty, a Bergen County school district superintendent, has been charged with assault after he allegedly punched a woman and fought a man in Seaside Heights.
He is the superintendent of schools in Lodi.
An affidavit of probable cause says that a traffic police officer saw him commit the assaults early Sunday morning.
It took help from another officer to get him handcuffed.
The Seaside Heights Police Department and Petty's lawyer both declined to comment on the case.  


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