One Brick Township Stabbing Suspect Collared, One on the Loose
Investigations of three stabbings within 20 minutes in Brick Township Thursday result in one arrest so far.
Alex Morales, Sr., 36, has been charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threats and weapons counts for the attack on a woman in his Hooper Avenue house during a domestic iincident.
Police say the woman sustained arm and neck lacerations before escaping to a nearby Walgreen's, where she reported it to authorities.
Morales was incarcerated at the Ocean County Jail in Toms River. Bail was set at $20,000 with no option for release on payment of 10 percent.
Brick Police seek additional information in the case. Detective Timothy McCarthy can be reached at 732-262-1169. Detective Mark Byrne's line is 732-262-1117.
The search for a suspect who apparently left two men maimed in Bernard J. Cooke Park off Burnt Tavern Road continues.
According to police, two men sustained stab wounds in the thigh, bicep and chest. Staffers at Ocean Medical Center notified police when the pair entered for treatment.
Acting on their descriptions, local and Ocean County investigators began combing the park but came up empty.
If you have information that can help narrow the search, reach Brick Township Detectives Thomas Cooney at 732-262-4708; Greg Mullarkey at 732-262-1122; or Michael Feeney at 732-262-4611.
In either case, the direct line to the Detective Bureau is 732-262-1120.