The Ewing man who pursued and attacked a lady in a street rage incident and proceeded to trigger a pair of automobile accidents in Jackson, has now been sentenced to eight years in jail.
Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley Billhimer introduced that Michael Mahan, 38, was sentenced to eight years New Jersey State Jail, because of a beforehand entered responsible plea to Eluding, in reference to a collection of occasions that transpired in Jackson on Could 8, 2021.
Mahan has additionally been sentenced to 5 years in jail because of his beforehand entered responsible plea to Terroristic Threats, and 5 years because of his responsible plea to Aggravated Assault, from that very same day of incidents as effectively, and the sentences will run concurrently.
When he will get out of jail, Mahan’s driving privileges are suspended for a interval of seven months because of his responsible plea to Driving Whereas Intoxicated.
On that day, Mahan adopted a lady to her dwelling on Maria Road, held a knife to her neck, threatened to kill her, after which struck her within the face resulting in a laceration.
When a neighbor intervened after which known as 911, Mahan booked it.
Jackson Police caught as much as Mahan on Toms River Street, pursued him initially, after which he floored it at a excessive fee of pace.
He then struck a automobile on West Veterans Freeway, stored going after which struck one other automobile forcing that one off the street.
Mahan stopped about 500 toes up the street when his automobile grew to become disabled.
It was at the moment, he was positioned in handcuffs.
Mahan was then delivered to Monmouth Medical Heart, Southern Campus in Lakewood for a blood pattern as police have been attempting to decide whether or not he was driving underneath the affect of alcohol or medication, and the laboratory outcomes from the blood draw, confirmed his BAC was .14, practically twice the authorized restrict, underneath New Jersey legislation.
Mahan has been in the Ocean County Jail, since Could 8, 2021.
The lady he slashed within the face and threatened, was delivered to the hospital for remedy of non-life-threatening accidents.
The individuals in the 2 autos Mahan struck, have been handled on the scene for minor accidents.
Prosecutor Billhimer stated that Ocean County Assistant Prosecutor Victoria Veni dealt with the case on behalf of the State.