A Brick Township man charged with first degree Attempted Murder has been sentenced to 15-years in state prison for stabbing a woman over six-times in the torso around 10 pm on March 29, 2015, according to the Ocean County Prosecutors Office.
It was Room 18 of the Sun and Sand Motel on Route 37 in Toms River police found was the center for heroin and cocaine dealing on May 13, 2014 and a township resident allegedly responsible was found guilty of the crime on Wednesday.
Over the course of the 2016/2017 school year more than 2,500 fifth and sixth grade students in Ocean County have received training in the Prosecutors Office Gang Resistance Education And Training program.
At his "No More Deaths" forum on Monday at Ocean County College in Toms River Ocean County Prosecutor Joe Coronato and his office gave out "tool kits" to leaders from various religious groups and other organization in hopes they'll pass the information along to their peers.
Under a state law adopted 30 years ago, drug dealers and everyone in the drug "chain" are held criminally responsible for deaths resulting from the controlled dangerous substances they've made or distributed.