Malcolm Hamilton Arrested – The Jackson Township Police Department sent officers to an apartment complex on December 29, 2022, in response to a report of an attempted sexual assault, kidnapping, and violent assault. In connection with an incident that happened on December 29, 2022, in Jackson Township, Malcolm Hamilton, 26, of Lakewood, was charged on February 28, 2023, with Attempted Aggravated Sexual Assault, Attempted Sexual Assault, Aggravated Criminal Sexual Contact, Aggravated Assault, Kidnapping, and Burglary, according to Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer.
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An investigation by the Jackson Township Police Department and the Special Victims Unit of the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office established that a female victim was attacked by an unidentified male attacker in the apartment complex’s laundry room at about 4:50 p.m. The woman was transferred to the Southern Campus of Monmouth Medical Center in Lakewood, where she received medical attention for her wounds before being released. Hamilton was a suspect after a thorough investigation by the Jackson Township Police Department and the Special Victims Unit of the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office. Detectives discovered a second victim over the course of the investigation, charged him with stalking, three counts of burglary, and two charges of credit card theft.
On February 23, 2023, Hamilton was apprehended without incident and detained in the Ocean County Prison for a detention hearing. The attempted aggravated sexual assault, attempted sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual contact, aggravated assault, kidnapping, and burglary that took place in Jackson Township on December 29, 2022, were all in reality Hamilton’s fault, according to further research. Hamilton was issued with the aforementioned charges on February 28, 2023, and is currently awaiting a detention hearing at the Ocean County Prison. “We suspect there may be additional unidentified victims, particularly in the Lakewood, Jackson, and Howell Township region, based on our research and the evidence we have gathered.
Please get in touch with Detective Stephen Purtell of the Jackson Township Police Department at 732-928-1111 or Detective Nicole Testa of the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit at 732-929-2027, extension 3489, if you recognize Mr. Hamilton and think you may have had contact with him, according to prosecutor Billhimer. The Jackson Township Police Department, the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation Unit, the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit, and the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office High Tech Crime Unit are all recognized by prosecutor Billhimer for their combined and cooperative assistance in this investigation. The press and general public are reminded that all defendants are deemed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law. The charges mentioned above are only accusations.
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