Man Arrested For Howell Stabbing Incidents

Ricardo Cruickshank (Photo courtesy Ocean County Authorities)

  HOWELL — Police arrested a Jackson man in connection with two stabbing incidents that occurred in Howell last week.

  Ricardo Cruickshank, 26, of Jackson was arrested on Saturday and charged with second-degree aggravated assault with a weapon, third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and fourth-degree possession of a weapon.

  According to police, Cruickshank allegedly became aggressive during a party at a Ford Road residence on Friday night. Cruickshank allegedly stabbed a 26-year old Brick man multiple times in the back as well as a 27-year old Howell man in the hand after they tried to intervene.

  The stabbing victims did not sustain life-threatening injuries, according to police. The Brick man remains at the Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus for treatment.