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Toth: Criminal Charges ‘False’

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Dan Toth (Campaign Photo)
Dan Toth (Campaign Photo)

Former Brick township councilman Dan Toth put out a brief statement Wednesday afternoon, calling charges of aggravated criminal sexual contact and endangering the welfare of a child filed Tuesday false.

The statement said:

Let me be clear: the charges filed against me are false and baseless. I’ve spent my entire life building my reputation, and I will devote my full energies toward proving my innocence. As such, I have requested that my name be withdrawn from the ballot for Township Council in Brick.

Toth was charged with the offenses after an allegation was made by a 15-year-old boy in Jackson.

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Republican party officials have told Shorebeat Toth will be replaced by another candidate on November’s election ballot.