Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Kareem Gary, 32, of Elizabeth and Herman Rozier, 46, of Linden were indicted on Thursday in Monmouth County Court.
A Monmouth County grand jury indicted Kareem Gary, 32, of Elizabeth and Herman Rozier, 46, of Linden on Dec. 13 on seven charges stemming from the alleged burglary of businesses in Matawan, Aberdeen and Red Bank. The investigation began in Matawan after the July burglary of Wine Nation, where the front glass window was shattered and cash and cigarettes were stolen. As a result of the Wine Nation burglary investigation, Matawan Det. Joseph Lovallo and Det. Steve Sakowski were able to identify one of the suspects and tracked his whereabouts for ten days, Lt. Jason Gallo told Patch in August. The detectives were aware that the burglary of Wine Nation was similar to several 'smash and grab' style burglaries committed across the state, Gallo …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Police say a Cliffwood Beach man removed copper wire from the Wilson Avenue substation during the power outages following Sandy.
A Cliffwood Beach man was arrested Monday on charges that he stole copper wire from the JCP&L substation on Wilson Avenue in Matawan on four separate occasions. Two of the alleged incidents occurred during the power outages following Sandy. Police say that John Wesp, 30, of Raritan Boulevard, entered the substation on Oct. 16, Oct. 25., Nov. 2 and Nov. 4 by cutting a hole in the fence surrounding the property. He allegedly removed over sixty copper stabilizing wires that help ground the electrical poles at the substation, Lt. Ben Smith explained. Each section is estimated to be about eight feet long. According to Smith, JCP&L estimated that about $80,000 worth of damage was done to the substation. After the two October incidents, Det. …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Homeowners stopped someone from breaking into their pickup truck early Sunday morning after over $30,000 was stolen from their home earlier in the week.
Little Silver resident Farley Boyle had a bad week last week. It started out happy enough: She and her husband and three girls drove up to Lake Placid, NY on Saturday, July 7 for a summer getaway. But by the following Wednesday, after her husband Pat returned home early from vacation, she got news that two of their flat screen televisions were missing. It wasn't until Boyle returned home on July 12, the next day, that they discovered that they were also missing jewelry and other electronic equipment totaling about $35,000. "Little Silver is not the Mayberry we think it is," Boyle told Little Silver - Oceanport Patch on Monday. Then this past weekend, Boyle was awakened at around 1:45 a.m. on Sunday, July 15 by the persistent barking of her…
Monday, July 2, 2012
A Port Monmouth man, a Middletown man, and a Hazlet woman, were indicted on burglary and theft charges of three homes.
A Monmouth County grand jury voted to indict three area residents on the burglary and theft of three Middletown homes. Kenneth J. Dellapierto, 24, of Port Monmouth, Brittany T. Stewart, 21, of Hazlet, and Matthew H. Bruncati, 24, of Middletown, were indicted on their alleged roles in the burglary of three homes, theft of goods valued over $500 from each home and receiving stolen goods. According to the indictment, Dellapierto and Stweart allegedly entered each of the three homes and took jewelry and money. Bruncati was indicted on one charge of theft for allegedly receiving jewelry that belonged to the residents of the burglarized homes. The indictment further explains that Bruncati either knew or believed that the jewelry he received was …
Friday, June 15, 2012
A Keansburg man was indicted on charges connected to the March burglary of a Middletown home.
A Monmouth County grand jury indicted a Keansburg man on two charges of burglary and theft after he allegedly entered a Middletown home. According to the indictment, Michael S. Ruzzano, 31, of Beacon Boulevard in Keansburg, allegedly entered the Middletown residence on Monday, March 12. While inside the home, Ruzzano allegedly took over $500 worth of jewelry. Ruzzano has been charged with burglary and theft of moveable property. Both charges are considered third-degree crimes.
Monday, June 11, 2012
A Bloomfield man was arrested and charged with the alleged burglary of one Middletown home and three Red Bank homes.
The Middletown Township Police Department arrested a Bloomfield man last week for his alleged role in the burglary of four area homes. Zecariah J. Hubbard, 20, of Bloomfield, faces 12 charges of burglary, theft, and conspiracy, after he allegedly burglarized one Middletown home and three Red Bank homes. According to the indictment, Hubbard allegedly entered a home on Alexander Court in Middletown on Tuesday, June 5; a home on Campbell Court in Red Bank on Thursday, May 31; a home on Hubbard Avenue and a home on West Front Street in Red Bank on Monday, June 4. After entering each home Hubbard allegedly took over $500 of moveable property. The indictment explains that some of the items taken from the homes include jewelry, medication, and …
Thursday, April 19, 2012
The following information was obtained directly from Middletown Township Police Department and Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office records. It does not indicate convictions.
Two Keansburg women are facing several charges in connection with an alleged burglary and motor vehicle theft on Walnut Avenue in Middletown. Katrina E. Andia, 30, and Nancy P. Foley-Wadington, 25, both of 5 Park Ave., Keansburg, were arrested on April 17 and charged with burglary, motor vehicle theft and criminal mischief and conspiring with one another to commit the crimes, a complaint warrant, signed by Middletown Police Detective Daniel Sullivan, said. The two allegedly forcibly entered a home at 57 Walnut Avenue by breaking a window and then allegedly stole more than $500 in cash and a 2002 Volvo. The burglary and theft charges represent third-degree crimes. The criminal mischief charge is a fourth-degree crime. Bail was set by Judge …
Friday, March 30, 2012
The following information was obtained directly from Middletown Township Police Department records. It does not indicate convictions.
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Friday, March 30, 2012
Middletown police arrested the following people recently on various charges, including burglary, assault, prostitution, DWI and Megan’s Law violations: • Bruce Ethridge, 41, of Moran Place in Keansburg, was arrested on March 29, by Patrolman Anthony Dellatacoma, and charged with promoting prostitution. He was released pending a court date. • Abdurrahe Akbar, 52, of South 17th Street, Newark, was arrested on March 29, by Detective Laurence Schachtel, and charged with four counts of burglary, three counts of theft and four counts of criminal mischief. He was held on $80,000 bail with no 10 percent option, set by Judge Richard Thompson. Patch will have a story on this Monday. • Lea Brantly, 27, of Silverside Avenue, Little Silver, was …
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
David Koch of Middletown was arrested for a second time on charges he took money from the cash register.
A Middletown man has been arrested for allegedly stealing from a Holmdel gas station for the second time in a year. On Saturday at noon, the Holmdel police responded to the Exxon Service Station on the corner of Palmer Avenue and Route 35 north, Holmdel, for a reported theft from the convenience store's cash register. The station is on the opposite side of Laurel Avenue from the Target store in Middletown. Police say David Koch, 23, of Palmer Avenue, Middletown, waited until he had an opportunity and went behind the counter, opened the cash register and stole approximately $340. An employee witnessed the incident, police said. Koch was subsequently chased by employees where he was subdued and held until police arrival, according to the …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Kimberly A. Campo was charged with a series of car burglaries in Rumson and Little Silver and Shrewsbury.
A Highlands woman is facing burglary and theft charges in connection with incidents in three Two River area towns — Little Silver, Rumson and Shrewsbury. Kimberly A. Campo, 27, of Highlands, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with five counts of burglary and three counts of theft stemming from car burglaries reported in the Sunnycrest and Silverwhite Road neighborhoods on March 17, according to Little Silver Police Chief Daniel Shaffery. The arrest followed a joint investigation involving detectives from Little Silver, Rumson and Shrewsbury, according to police. Campo is currently being held at Monmouth County Correctional Institution, Freehold, on $15,000 bail from Little Silver, as well as numerous charges from Rumson and Shrewsbury.