The following information was obtained from the Cranford Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
A 19-year-old Cranford resident was arrested on Nov. 11 for assault and possession of a weapon following an incident at the Centennial Avenue Pool.
At about 8:26 p.m. on Saturday, Cranford Police officers were dispatched to the Centennial Avenue Pool on a report of individuals on motorized mini bikes firing paintball guns at people.
When the officers arrived, they spoke to two 13-year-old girls who were struck with paintballs. According to police reports, one of the girls had been struck in the face with a paintball. Following an investigation, Patrolman Steven D’Ambola arrested Zachary Zulick, 19, of Cranford.
Zulick was charged with two counts of aggravated assault — and third degree offense, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose — a third degree offense and unlawful possession of a weapon — a fourth degree offense. Zulick was released with a Nov. 14 Union County Superior Court date.
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