M’TOWN MAN INDICTED IN ALLEGED RAMPAGE

By JOHN T. WARD

A Middletown man has been indicted by a Monmouth County grand jury for a multi-town rampage in which he’s alleged to have smashed his car into one occupied by his former girlfriend and their infant daughter, and for violent assaults on two cops who attempted to arrest him.

Gregory Canova, 38, faces 25 charges including arising from a series of incidents that began with him trying to choke his girlfriend in a motel room; continued with him running her car off the road with their one-year-old daughter aboard; getting into a violent struggle with a Middletown oficer; dragging the cop with his car; smashing his vehicle head-on into a moving police car; and a car chase, according to an announcement Wednesday by the Monmouth County Prosecutor.

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