Man arrested for aggravated assault following needle poke

By Newton Now Staff The Newton Police Department arrested a Peabody man on aggravated assault charges, alleging that his reckless actions cause an officer who was searching him to be poked with an open hypodermic needle. The incident started with police stopping a vehicle for a traffic infraction around 1:30 a.m. on Interstate 135 near mile marker 33. According to police reports, Jacob Lenz, 31,

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