Ex-Major League Pitcher Indicted
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) _ Former major league pitcher John Montefusco has been charged with sexually assaulting, kidnapping and terrorizing his ex-wife.
Montefusco, in custody since being arrested Oct. 25 in Pennsylvania, remains in Monmouth County Jail on $1 million bail.
A Monmouth County grand jury handed up the 18-count indictment on Friday.
The charges relate to incidents involving Montefusco and his ex-wife on Oct. 2, Oct. 16 and Oct. 24, authorities said.
Although the indictment refers to the victim only by the initials ``D.M.,″ she was previously identified as Doris D. Montefusco of Marlboro Township.
Montefusco, 47, who grew up in Middletown Township, was National League rookie pitcher of the year in 1975. Nicknamed ``The Count,″ he won 90 games over a 13-year major league career with four teams.