Stabbing at My Family Auto Care in Brick
Brick Police are investigating a stabbing incident at My Family Auto Care on Route 88. 54-year-old township resident Steven Kalinich was arrested after being subdued by the stabbing victim late Tuesday afternoon.
Police said the incident began with a verbal dispute between Kalinich and the owner of My Family Auto Care who claimed that Kalinich had removed items from the shop in the past. Other employees also asked Kalinich to leave the premises several times. However, the dispute turned physical confrontation and a victim was stabbed in his left hand.
Police said the victim was treated on scene by the Brick Township Police Emergency Medical Service and refused any additional medical attention.
Kalinich was transported to Brick Township Police Headquarters where he was charged with; Aggravated Assault (2nd Degree), Aggravated Assault (3rd Degree), Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon. Bail was set by the Judge Robert Lepore at $50,000 with no option to post ten percent.
Police are asking anyone who believes they may have additional information regarding this incident to contact Detective Gregory Mullarkey at 732-262-1122 or Detective Daniel Waleski at 732-262-1170. They can also contact the Brick Township Police Department directly at 732-262-1100.