BRICK - Police in Brick have arrested an alleged burglar who they say stabbed a homeowner after being confronted.
Earlier this week, police released surveillance photos of a man who they say broke into homes near Stephan Road. During one of the attempts, a homeowner confronted the man and the two of them fought. The homeowner was stabbed in the leg with a screwdriver during the struggle.
Following media coverage of the case, police were able to arrest Jason Pascale, 34, because of tips from the general public.
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Pascale has been charged with robbery, burglary and theft of movable property. Police say he also had several outstanding warrants. He was taken to the Ocean County Jail on $50,000 bail.