Waretown Man Charged with New Year's Eve Hate Crime

Indictment notes that Waretown resident and East Windsor man drove to Sayreville specifically to assault non-Caucasian individuals.

A 31-year-old Waretown man has been arrested and charged in connection with a hate crime that occurred last New Year's Eve in Sayreville.

Federal agents arrested Christopher Ising this morning on an indictment that charges him with conspiracy to commit a hate crime, as well as the actual commission of a hate crime assault, in violation of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr., Hate Crimes Prevention Act. 

Ising, a purported member of the white supremacist organization known as the “Atlantic City Skins,” is scheduled to make his initial court appearance later today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Cathy L. Waldor, in Newark federal court, according to a statement from U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman.

Michal Gunar, 27, of East Windsor, was also named in the indictment. Gunar is an alleged member of another New Jersey-based white supremacist group known as the “Aryan Terror Brigade.”

The New Year’s Eve assault involved three Middle Eastern men in Sayreville.   

According to documents filed in this case and statements made in federal court, on Dec. 31, 2011, Ising allegedly hosted a New Year’s Eve “meet and greet” white supremacist event at his former residence in East Brunswick.

According to the indictment, at 11:30 p.m., Ising and Gunar allegedly drove to an apartment complex in Sayreville, with the purpose of assaulting random, non-Caucasian individuals.

While at the complex, the defendants allegedly located and attacked three Middle Eastern men, shouting anti-Arab slurs, brandishing a knife, utilizing brass knuckles and injuring two of the victims.

A call to the Federal Public Defender's office regarding the indictment was not immediately returned. 

rational thinker December 21, 2012 at 11:25 PM
@ ex laceyresident / Really ? loving nature . Your a sicko also
rational thinker December 22, 2012 at 06:59 AM
@ Ex laceyresident /Loving nature ? really? maybe you didn't read the article or you just didn't retain the information . He attacked middle eastern men with brass knuckles while brandishing a knife ( pffff ) ha ha lol LOVING NATURE . You must be thinking of someone else .
exlaceyresident January 15, 2013 at 07:38 PM
I didn't stutter, and I meant every word. Unlike yourself, I haven't dumped everyone in my life who's made a mistake. If I had, I might be more inclined troll Lacey patch looking for a way to elevate my done-nothing life above everyone else. Hope you feel good about yourself because you're not the worst person on the planet, moron. Way to emphasize your many talents. So, yes, a damn good friend, and hilarious to boot. Also, he didn't have a knife, learn to read.
kill February 15, 2013 at 06:49 PM
Lets not forget the first time he went to prison for beating a girl half to death and hes not a father!
Fed up March 19, 2013 at 11:11 PM
How about when he left the girl on Lacey Rd for dead, or do you think thats hilarious also. Remember he hit her in the head with a crow bar......not so funny !!!


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