A man has finally been arrested for the savage home invasion of 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' star Dina Manzo - two years after the incident took place.
According to a press release from Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni , James Mainello, 51, of Bayonne, New Jersey, was arrested and charged with multiple counts of first and second-degree robbery, second-degree burglary, aggravated assault, possession of a weapon and criminal restraint.
Dina and her fiancé David Cantin were attacked by two men in his home in 2017 where Cantin was “struck several times with a baseball bat while Manzo was punched multiple times by the other assailant," the press release reads.
If convicted of a first degree crime, Mainello faces up to 20 years in a New Jersey state prison on each count. He would also be under parole supervision for five years following his release from state prison.
If convicted of a second degree offense, Mainello faces a sentence of five to ten years in prison. A third degree convict carries a custodial sentence of three to five years in prison, while a conviction of a fourth degree offense carries a sentence of up to 18 months in state prison.