Thursday, June 25, 2009

Man Who Held Family At Gunpoint In Hearthstone Neighborhood-Indicted

A Lakewood man accused of holding a family at gunpoint and trying to stash cocaine in their house as he ran from police has been named in a 15-count grand jury indictment. Trent Small has remained in Ocean County Jail in lieu of $350,000 bail since his arrest on Nov. 22, when he allegedly forced his way into the Princewood Avenue home of a woman as she took out the trash.
Authorities have said Small, 26, of Clair Drive in Lakewood, was running through the Hearthstone neighborhood after fleeing from police during a motor vehicle stop at about 4 p.m. As he approached a home at 973 Princewood Avenue, Small held a Smith and Wesson handgun against the woman and barged inside where, according to the indictment, he restrained four adults and one minor while hiding from police. Read full article from App here.

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