JACKSON, NJ – Violent crime appears to be on the rise in Jackson Township after another crime committed in the usually sleepy community was reported by the police department. On Saturday July 11, 2020 at approximately 1:19 am, officers responded to a residence located on Delaware Trail on the report of an assault that had occurred. Responding officers were met by the victim who had received multiple facial injuries from the incident.
The victim advised officers that a male subject known to her had forced his way into the residence by kicking in a door and assaulted her, then stole a purse before fleeing the scene. The victim was later transported to an area hospital for treatment. The area was checked for the suspect but he was not located.
Rozel Foster, age 27, who may be staying at addresses on Monmouth Road in Freehold Township or on Princeton Avenue in Pemberton, NJ. He was charged with: burglary, robbery, aggravated assault and criminal mischief and has been entered as a New Jersey Wanted Person.
Here’s a list of recent incidents in Jackson Township that include drug dealers, murder and people beaten after being pulled from their cars all in the past 30 days or so. Jackson Mayor Michael Reina has not yet issued any statement regarding the rise in violent crime in his town.