Release* Date: May 6, 2010
County Prosecutor’s Office
*News Release* Date: May 6, 2010
Anthony K. Cole, (DOB 8/18/85) of
A separate indictment charged Cole with a count of certain persons not to have weapons.
jury handed up the charges in
panel reviewed the case following an investigation by members of the South
Plainfield Police Department, who determined that Cole approached David
Donatelli, 53, from behind and cut his neck with a knife on September 7, 2009,
Donatelli, who is employed by the borough’s public works department, was shutting off park lights at the end of the borough’s Labor Day celebration when he was attacked shortly before 8:48 p.m.
was taken to
An on-going investigation by South Plainfield Police led to the arrest of Cole on December 16, 2009.
As is the case with all criminal defendants, Cole is presumed innocent until proven guilty.