FREEHOLD – A Colts Neck teen will have up to 15 years behind bars to think about the night he repeatedly stabbed and slashed a woman with a 10-inch knife, before carjacking her and then leaving her for dead. Monmouth County Superior Court Judge Ronald Reisner sentenced Brennan Doyle, 18, of Colts Neck, to a pair… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: October 30th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Colts Neck, Crime, Crime and Punishment, Monmouth County Court, Monmouth County News | Tags: Brennan Doyle, Colts Neck, Judge Ronald Reisner, Laurie Gerhardt, Mitchell Ansell, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Comments Off on Teen gets 15 years for trying to kill Colts Neck woman
Brennan Doyle, 18, of Colts Neck pleaded guilty on Thursday in Monmouth County Superior Court to one count each of Attempted Murder and Carjacking, according to a statement by Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.
In the early morning, 12:30 a.m., of Sunday July 8, 2013, Doyle, then 16, forced himself into the Bray Street home of a then 41 year old woman. He stabbed her repeatedly, took her car keys and fled the scene with her vehicle. The car was found later that day at the Strathmore Shopping Plaza in Aberdeen.
The victim was treated at an area hospital and discharged several days after the attack.
Doyle admitted to Judge Francis J. Vernoia today that he repeatedly stabbed the victim and fled the scene with her car. As a result of the plea agreement, Doyle faces a sentence of between 14 and 15 years in State Prison subject the the No Early Release Act which requires that at least 85% of the sentence be served before he can be released on parole. He is scheduled to be sentenced by Judge Vernoia on October 29.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Colts Neck, Crime, Crime and Punishment, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni, Brennan Doyle, Colts Neck, Colts Neck stabbing, Mitchell Ansell, Monmouth County News | 8 Comments »
Brennan Doyle, 17 of Colts Neck, was indicted by a Monmouth County Grand Jury on 6 charges related to a July 2013 stabbing and carjacking in the Township.
Doyle will be tried as an adult on charges of first degree Carjacking; first degree Attempted Murder; third degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose; fourth degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon; third degree Hindering Apprehension of Oneself; and fourth degree Obstructing the Administration of Law according to a statement by Acting Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni. His name was not previously released due to the juvenile confidentiality statute.
Doyle was released after posting $760,000 bail with no 10 percent option, as set by Monmouth County Superior Court Judge James J. McGann, J.S.C. Judge McGann also ordered Doyle to have no victim contact and no return to scene on all charges.admin | Filed under: Crime, Crime and Punishment, Monmouth County, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni, Brennan Doyle, Colts Neck, Crime, Grand Jury, Laurie Gerhardt, Mitchell Ansell | Comments Off on Colts Neck Teen Indicted in 2013 stabbing and carjacking