Prosecutor: Chatham man facing 5 years for stabbing man in the neck during Fourth of July celebration

The victim was seriously injured – but he survived.

Lanette Espy

Oct 25, 2023, 11:46 AM

Updated 234 days ago


A man is facing five years in prison for stabbing a man in the neck with a pocketknife during a Fourth of July celebration in Chatham Township.
Prosecutors say Brian Kozub, 39, of Chatham, stabbed a 51-year-old man at a house on Buxton Road on July 4.
During a Fourth of July celebration, prosecutors say Kozub pulled a pocketknife on the victim and stabbed the man in the neck. The man was seriously injured - but he survived.
Prosecutors say Kozub had previously entered a guilty plea to aggravated assault before Judge on Sept. 19.
Kozub was also ordered to have no contact with the victim. He has been detained at the Morris County Correctional Facility.

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