Englewood Man Attacked By Dogs and Stabbed By Their Owner
By Travis Tormey posted in Assault and Threat Crimes on Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Police say that a local Englewood man was attacked by his neighbor’s dogs, which led to a fight with the neighbor. The victim was sitting on his front porch on Shephard Avenue when two dogs owned by the neighbor attacked him. The dog owner was walking them without a leash. This led to an argument where the dog owner stabbed the alleged victim in the hand with a knife. Two Teaneck detectives were in the area and intervened, securing the weapon.
According to the NJ.com article, “Dungey was charged with second-degree aggravated assault, possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon. He was remanded to the Bergen County Jail where he is being held in lieu of $55,000 bail.”
The victim was taken to the hospital in an ambulance but his wounds were not serious.
These are serious felony charges that will be handled by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s office. The second degree aggravated assault charge in punishable by 5-10 years in state prison and, because it is a violent offense, the offender must serve 85% of that prison sentence before becoming eligible for parole.