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Maywood Man In Police Shooting Moved From Hospital To Jail

Matthew Chaseman
Matthew Chaseman Photo Credit: MUGSHOT: Courtesy BERGEN COUNTY SHERIFF

ROCHELLE PARK, N.J. -- A Maywood man shot by police in Rochelle Park was being held on $250,000 bail in the Bergen County Jail after being transferred from the hospital last week.

Matthew Chaseman, 46, is charged with two counts of attempting to cause bodily injury to the two officers who found him after he'd crashed his car outside a Route 17 building that houses the Bergen County Office of Social Services on Dec. 14.

He also was charged with weapons possession for a BB gun that former Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli said had its orange tip painted black.

Chaseman had crashed his car and remained inside the vehciel when security at the building off the northbound highway called police just before 3:30 a.m., authorities said at the time

Two responding officers struck him with shots in the foot, they said.

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