BERKELEY – A Bayville man was charged with aggravated assault after attacking a man with a baseball bat during a recent road rage incident, police said.
On November 15, Berkeley Police responded to the area of Rt. 9 and Station Rd. for a report of an assault/road rage incident. The victim told police that he had been assaulted by a man with an aluminum baseball bat and was struck several times in his arms, legs and torso. The suspect then fled the scene in a red two-door Jeep.
Officers then conducted a motor vehicle stop on the red two-door Jeep in the area of Forest Hills Parkway where they arrested 53-year old Marino Valenzuela of Bayville in connection with the assault.
Valenzuela was transported to police headquarters and charged with 2nd degree Aggravated Assault, Possession of Weapons for Unlawful Purposes, Unlawful Possession of Weapons, Terroristic Threats and Criminal Mischief. Valenzuela was remanded to the Ocean County Jail.