USA v. Marsh, Dion
Manchester Township, NJ
Dion Marsh was charged with federal hate crimes for a series of violent assaults on members of the Orthodox Jewish community in and around Lakewood, New Jersey. Marsh is charged with four counts of violating the federal Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act and one count of carjacking. With respect to the hate crimes violations, Marsh is charged with willfully causing bodily injury to four victims, and attempting to kill and cause injuries with dangerous weapons to three of them, all because they were Jewish.
In the State of New Jersey, Marsh faces additional charges of terrorism, attempted murder, attempted kidnapping, attempted carjacking, and bias intimidation.