Woman charged with claiming she has COVID-19 after coughing on police officers

A Kearny woman who police say coughed on them and claimed she has COVID-19 will be prosecuted by the state Attorney General’s Office, authorities.Vanessa Shaaraway, 35, would have likely been charged with shoplifting, obstruction and resisting arrest for an incident at a Belleville store on March 27, but she is now additionally charged with more serious charges of terroristic threats during a state of emergency, aggravated assault on an officer, two counts of throwing bodily fluid at an officer.She was one of six people state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal singled out for making coronavirus-re...


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