MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA — Chief Todd Fitzgerald reports that the Manchester-by-the-Sea Police Department partnered with Revere Police and State Police to make a second arrest this morning following a stabbing in town earlier this month.
JAYSON VEGA-CASTRO, AGE 21, OF REVERE, has been charged with:
- Armed Assault with Intent to Murder
- Assault and Battery to Collect a Loan or Debt
VEGA-CASTRO was arraigned at Salem District Court this morning by Judge Carol-Ann Fraser. He was ordered held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing scheduled for May 26.
His is the second arrest following an incident where a man in his mid-thirties was stabbed on May 9 in the area of School and North Streets in Manchester. To learn more about the first arrest pertaining to this incident, click here.
Manchester Police Lt. Mark McCoy, Sgt. Christopher Locke, and Officer Richard Chute met with Revere Police and State Troopers of the METRO VFAS (Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section) as well as the Massachusetts State Police VFAS this morning. Together the agencies apprehended VEGA-CASTRO at approximately 6:40 a.m. VEGA-CASTRO was then transported to the Manchester-by-the-Sea Police Station for booking prior to his arraignment today.
The May 9 stabbing remains under active investigation by the Manchester-by-the-Sea Police, Revere Police and Massachusetts State Police.
These are allegations. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.