Ex-Con Charged with Attempted Murder in Jackson Township


JACKSON TOWNSHIP, NJ-A Neptune woman who has been in and out of jail in recent years was arrested by police in Jackson after stabbing a 20 year old woman in the chest.  Brianna Hill-Mayweather, who also uses aliases Brianna Hickman, Kaleefa Lee and Brianna Johnson was charged with attempted murder and is now lodged in the Ocean County Jail.  Mayweather has previously served prison time at Edna Mahan Correctional Facility For Women in Clinton.

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According to police:

On Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at approximately 11:08 am, Jackson Police Officers Craig Lindenberg and Brian Baranyay responded to the Urgent Care facility located in the Meridian Health Village on South Cooksbridge Road on the report of a female who had been stabbed.

The officers arrived on scene and discovered a 20-year-old female who had been stabbed in the chest. The officers were able to discover that during an altercation with another female at a residence located on Brookfield Drive that the victim had been stabbed in the chest with a knife. The victim was later transported to Jersey Shore Trauma Center where she underwent emergency surgery for her injuries.

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Police Officers and Detectives then responded to the incident location on Brookfield Drive while other Detectives responded to the hospital to continue the investigation. Officers had been able to obtain the identity of the suspect and upon arrival at the scene it was discovered that she had left the scene. During a later search of the scene, the weapon used in the incident was recovered and the suspect was later taken into custody when she crashed the vehicle she was driving on Route 70 in Lakewood.


Brianna Hill-Mayweather, age 33 was charged with: criminal attempted murder, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. She was processed and lodged in the Ocean County Jail.

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The investigation, headed by Jackson Police Detective Dominic Manion, is ongoing at this time. The agency was assisted by the Ocean County Sheriff’s Crime Scene Investigation Unit.