Man Who Attacked Jewish Community To Remain Detained

Dion Marsh (Photo courtesy Ocean County Jail)

  LAKEWOOD – A Manchester man who was arrested for committing a string of crimes and assaults against members of the Orthodox Jewish community will remain detained in the Ocean County Jail pending trial, officials announced.

  Dion Marsh, 27, of Manchester, was charged with Terrorism, four counts of Attempted Murder, Carjacking, Attempted Carjacking, Attempted Kidnapping, Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and six counts of Bias Intimidation.

  In addition, Marsh was charged with federal hate crimes on April 20, all in connection to events that occurred in Lakewood and Jackson on April 8.

  According to police, Marsh had injured four victims by intentionally hitting them with a stolen car, stabbed one man in the chest, as well as attempted to kidnap a minor. All victims were a part of the Orthodox Jewish community.

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  Detectives arrested Marsh at his Manchester home on April 8 and has since been lodged in the Ocean County Jail.

  The charges referenced are merely accusations and the public are reminded that all defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.