Indictment: Brick Man Assaulted, Terrorized Twp. Woman

Grand juries hand up indictments

A Brick man has been indicted on charges accusing him of terrorizing a township woman in August 2010.

Scott M. Dixon, 43, of Vanard Drive is charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threats, criminal sexual contact and possession of a weapon (knife) for an unlawful purpose.

Dixon showed "extreme indifference" to the Brick woman's life when he injured and touched her inappropriately on Aug. 4, 2010.

Authorities said he also threatened to kill the woman.

Dixon was initially held in lieu of $100,000 bail but was released after posting bail the day of his arrest.

Grand juries also indicted:

  • Kirk C. Engelken, 31, of Brick on aggravated assault and resisting arrest charges.

Engelken was arrested Nov. 14 and accused of using force and causing injury to Point Pleasant Borough Patrolman Brian Fennessy. 

He was initially held on $25,000 bail but posted Nov. 14.

  • Marisol M. Rivera, 26, of Miami, Fla., on an aggravated assault charge.

Rivera is accused of throwing a bodily fluid at Officer John Murphy of the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office on Dec. 4. 

Rivera was released on a summons.

  • Andie Lesko, 23, of Toms River on burglary, theft and drug charges.

Lesko is accused of burglarizing the same Basin Avenue home three times from Nov. 18 to Nov. 23 as well as stealing jewelry worth at least $500. Lesko also was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance for allegedly having alprazolam and oxycodone.

Robert Kovacs Jr., 21, was charged with receiving stolen property for allegedly taking possession of the stolen jewelry.

Both were released on a summons.

  • Brandon M. Reilly, 21, of Brick on robbery and terroristic threat charges.

Reilly is accused of using force to steal from two residents in Toms River on Sept. 15, 2010, and then threatened to kill one of the victims, the indictment states.

He was held on $100,000 bail but posted Sept. 22, 2010.

  • Arthur B. Crowl, 37, of Brick on a drug possession charge.

Crowl was arrested Oct. 14 in Toms River and accused of having clonazepam. He was released on a summons.

  • Kyle J. Strang, 25, of Oak Knoll Drive on a theft charge.

Strang was arrested Jan. 17 and accused of stealing from $200 to $500 in items from Walmart. He was released on a summons.

Anthony March 27, 2012 at 12:46 PM
A bunch of upstanding citizens.
TimeForChange March 27, 2012 at 05:21 PM
Yeah, there is a better mayor in there somewhere. :)
KC March 28, 2012 at 05:14 AM
These are some of the reasons we do not want to reduce our police force.
ric seiller March 28, 2012 at 11:10 AM
my son is on pioneer 1 good luck,Dad


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