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EMT Faces Assault, Stalking Charges

NEW YORK — An emergency medical technician employed by the New York City Fire Department has been arrested on charges that he assaulted a supervisor with the FDNY EMS and harassed, stalked and menaced a paramedic between July and October 2008.

Curtis Jackson, 37, of Brooklyn, was charged Wednesday with third degree assault, fourth degree criminal mischief and two counts of second degree aggravated harassment, all class A misdemeanors. He was also charged with two counts of fourth degree stalking and two counts of third degree menacing, both class B misdemeanors, and three counts of second degree harassment which are violations.

If convicted of the top charge, he faces up to one year in jail.

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