A Brick man was armed with a knife when he with a knife in the parking lot of the Brick Wal-Mart store. on Feb. 13, according to an indictment returned by an Ocean County grand jury.
Anthony Azevedo, 26, of Sawmill Road, is accused of threatening Jon Andrews with the knife and having it for an unlawful purpose. Azevedo is free on $75,000 bail with the condition he have no contact with the victim.
Azevedo was arrested after a confrontation with the officer and his wife in the parking lot, according to Brick Police Capt. John Rein. After Azevedo nearly hit the couple while backing out of a parking space, Rein said, the officer tried to speak with him, at which point he got out of his vehicle and brandished a 3-to-4 inch folding blade. Police say he threatened the couple with the blade before fleeing the scene.
Azevedo was taken into custody without incident during a traffic stop a short time later. , in May, on burglary charges after police say he had a hammer and was attempting to break into a Brick Rite-Aid store.
Also indicted recently were:
- Tyron M. Sanders, 19, of Asbury Park, for resisting arrest by Ptl. Richard Crimi and Kristopher DeMarco on March 25 in Brick.
- Kristofor C. VanSickle, 27, of Wyckoff Road, Manasquan, for breaking into a woman’s home on Herbertsville Road in Brick on Nov. 22.
- Vanessa Valverde, 26, of Ronald Road, Lakewood, for shoplifting more than $500 worth of clothes, perfumes and other merchandise from the Kohl’s Department Store in Brick on May 13.
- Jonathan H. Ward, 29, of Cedarhurst Road, Brick, for stealing more
than $500 by deception from a Lacey homeowner between March 30 and
Sept. 14 by taking her deposit for home improvements and failing to do
the work. Ward and Kevin M. Micek, 30, of Taft Drive, Brick, are
accused of working as unregistered home improvement contractors during
the same time.