Uncategorized Hamilton Township Man Pleads Guilty To Aggravated Assault 36 year old Joseph Ferante of Hamilton Township, pled guilty to aggravated assault and unlawful possession of a sawed-off shotgun. Ferante was arrested on September 9, 2021 when police responded to a residence in Hamilton Township for a report of a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, police located the victim who stated that Ferante had assaulted him and then fled the property. A search of the home yielded a sawed-off shotgun that was determined to belong to Ferante. His plea calls for a five-year state prison sentence with parole ineligibility of three- and one-half years for possession of the sawed-off shotgun. He will also serve a concurrent sentence of three years in state prison for his plea to the third-degree aggravated assault.