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Press Releases << EMILIANO DOMI OF ELMWOOD PARK, NJ CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED MURDER, AGGRAVATED ASSAULT, POSSESSION OF A WEAPON FOR AN UNLAWFUL PURPOSE, AND UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON

For Immediate Release:

January 2, 2022

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of EMILIANO DOMI (DOB: 11/24/1996; single; bakery employee) of 4 Martha Avenue, Elmwood Park, NJ, on charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and unlawful possession of a weapon. The arrest is the result of an investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Elmwood Park Police Department under the direction of Chief Michael Foligno.

On Friday, December 31, 2021, at approximately 11:57 a.m., the Elmwood Park Police Department responded to a domestic violence incident at 4 Martha Avenue in Elmwood Park. Officers located a 43-year-old female victim with a stab wound. She was transported to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, where she is in stable condition.

An investigation conducted by detectives from the Elmwood Park Police Department and the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit revealed that EMILIANO DOMI stabbed the victim with a kitchen knife.

On Friday, December 31, 2021, EMILIANO DOMI was arrested and charged with one count of first-degree attempted murder, N.J.S.A. 2C:5-1/2C:11-3a(1); one count of second-degree aggravated assault, N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1(b)1; one count of third-degree aggravated assault, N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1(b)2; one count of third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, N.J.S.A. 2C:39-4d; and one count of fourth-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, N.J.S.A. 2C:39-5d. DOMI was remanded to the Bergen County Jail pending his first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack, NJ.

Prosecutor Musella states that the charges are merely an accusation and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, and he would like to thank the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office and the Elmwood Park Police Department for their assistance in this investigation.