JAN 15, 2019
Grand jurors determined that in January, while in Green Township with his then-girlfriend, he pointed a gun at the back of her head & said:
▪︎“Women don't know anything”
▪︎“A woman’s place is to do what the man says.”
He is also accused of obstructing her breathing or blood circulation in 2017, specifically by “applying pressure on the throat or neck or blocking the nose or mouth.”
Zaremski allegedly brandished a firearm at an individual during a verbal argument
▪︎created a fake IG account under her name
▪︎posted pictures of her wearing the #Nazi apparel
▪︎followed her employer’s account
▪︎sent one of the images to her employer—
who is Jewish⤵︎
“That act of sending a photograph to an employer that was known to be of a Jewish heritage & descent — our allegation is that was designed to be a threat”
Franklin Borough NJ PD called him into their HQ after his ex-girlfriend told police he had created a fake IG account with photos of her wearing an SS hat — which was worn by the “Schutzstaffel,” or Hitler’s protective squadron.
▪︎obsessed with Hitler
▪︎was violent toward her
▪︎disliked elderly people
▪︎WANTED TO COMMIT A #MassShooting IN A HOSPITAL-like setting 🚨
The gun had no serial #.
He did not have a permit.
He admitted he carried the gun while working
He was arrested by the Franklin Borough police
Ordered detained, pending trial, after Judge Thomas J. Critchley said the nature & seriousness of the harm to the community could have been “potentially catastrophic.”
Indicted on 39 criminal counts
▪︎Photos of assault weapons
▪︎one image showing Zaremski making a “Heil Hitler” #Nazi salute.
Also on his phone:
Multiple references to RWDS
(“Right Wing Death Squad”)
▪︎his #WHITESUPREMACIST beliefs were shaped by social media
▪︎His interest in shootings was sparked after the Oct. 28 mass shooting of the Tree of Life synagogue
They were still examining specific communities that he may have engaged with.
▪︎ 6 assault-style rifles he had assembled or was assembling
▪︎18 high-capacity magazines fully loaded & ready for use
▪︎2 plastic jigs used in weapons manufacturing
If convicted of all charges, Zaremski, a former paid Hackettstown First Aid Squad member, is facing a potential sentence of 179.5 years in state prison.
Zaremski’s lawyer said that his firm would “vigorously defend” him.
Nappen said his client will plead not guilty to all charges. 😂
His case bore striking resemblance to another recent arrest in Sussex County, a community of 140,000 people in northwestern NJ
Mr. Mueller said he did not believe that the two incidents in Sussex were directly linked.
neighbor Kyle Youst said.
Youst says he never saw any sign that Zaremski was manufacturing weapons.