Bordentown, NJ, Man Pleads Guilty To Aggravated Assault In Stabbing

March 29, 2023

MAYS LANDING, NJ – Raul Virella, 30, of Bordentown, NJ, pleaded guilty on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 to second-degree aggravated assault, in exchange for a seven-year term in New Jersey State Prison, subject to the No Early Release Act, meaning that he must serve 85% of that sentence before he is eligible for parole.

On February 8, 2022, Officer D. Fabrizio of the Galloway Township Police Department, responded to an altercation in the area of Federal Court in Galloway.   Investigating officers made contact with a victim suffering from severe stab wounds.                            The victim was transported to the hospital where he underwent lifesaving emergency surgery.

Defendant, Raul Virella, was placed under arrest nearby.   During a statement to law enforcement, Defendant admitted to stabbing the victim.

Sentencing will be on May 9, 2023, before the Honorable W. Todd Miller, J.S.C. Assistant Prosecutor David Little represents the state in this matter.

Raul Virella, 30, of Bordentown, NJ,