Thursday, May 2, 2013
Investigators say he beat the victim to death with a baseball bat.
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Thursday, May 2
A Keansburg man is charged with murder and other offenses contained in a five-count indictment handed up Monday by a Monmouth County grand jury, according to Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Robert Hesse, 34, whose last known address was on Laurel Avenue in Keansburg, is charged with first degree Murder and related third and fourth degree weapons offenses, according to a press release from the Prosecutor's Office. Additionally, he is charged with second and fourth degree counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child by the distribution and possession of child pornography. Hesse is charged with using a baseball bat to beat his victim to death inside a Keansburg cemetery, the Old Truex Burying Ground, on August 8…
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The May 19, 2012 stabbing resulted in the death of Santiago Rodriquez.
A Monmouth County grand jury voted Wednesday to indict a Union Beach man on a first degree murder charge. Police say Marco Perez-Nery, 21, fatally stabbed Santiago Rodriquez with a six-inch fixed blade knife in Keansburg on May 19, 2012. Perez-Nery was indicted on three charges, including first degree murder, fourth degree unlawful possession of a weapon and third degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. An indictment does not indicate a conviction, only that a grand jury found there was enough evidence to proceed with a trial.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Police caught up with Darryl E. Petlock in Georgia and, now he will return to face multiple, serious charges.
A Hazlet man was arrested yesterday and charged with the murder of a woman found in a burned out home in North Middletown in the early hours of Sept. 4, said Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Darryl E. Petlock, also known as “Isa Maajid” was arrested in Brunswick, Georgia and charged with first-degree murder, third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and second-degree aggravated arson. The investigation began after the Middletown Township Police Department received a 911 call on September 4 reporting a structure fire in the area of Jersey Avenue in Middletown, a small street facing Route 36. Middletown Police Department and firefighters from multiple Middletown companies responded and, upon …
Friday, April 27, 2012
180 Turning Lives Around, in collaboration with the Middletown Domestic Violence Response Team, hosts the walk to educate and involve students.
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Friday, April 27, 2012
From 180 Turning Lives Around: It's a way to honor the memory of Lincroft murder victim Kimberly Allen, as Midldetown police and 180 Turning Lives Around see it. On Saturday, May 12, hundreds of kids will be participating in the HOPE Walk at Middletown North High School in support of 180 Turning Lives Around’s programs and services. The walk is the brainchild of Middletown Domestic Violence Response Team (DVRT) Advocate Jennifer Bane, who believed something positive needed to come out of the horror of the recent murder of Kimberly Allen of Lincroft. "After the murder in Middletown, I searched for a way to make an impact in the community,” Bane said. “When I went to church, I asked one of the sisters what resources they use when dealing …
Sunday, March 25, 2012
Jury selection is under way in Monmouth County Superior Court for a man accused of killing Middletown and Long Branch men on Locust Avenue in Red Bank in 2009.
According to the Asbury Park Press, jury selection has started in the case of a man accused of killing two — one man from Middletown and another from Long Branch — in Red Bank in 2009. Antonio D. Suarez-Perez, 24, is facing multiple counts of murder and weapons offenses after authorities say he gunned down Sidney Wakefield, 26, of Long Branch, and Joseph Fann, 23, of Middletown, the Press reports. A previous report from Two River Times said the murders were part of an attempted robbery. Suarez-Perez, along with two co-defendents, apparently met the two victims at a nearby gas station late Feb. 9. Two hours later, Suarez-Perez shot both men multiple times after trying to steal cocaine from them. The confrontation took place on Locust Avenue…
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Oscar Prior-Ramirez, 32, of Eatontown was indicted on one count of first-degree murder in connection with the death of his estranged wife, Viridiana Beltran-Gomez, 26, of Red Bank.
An Eatontown man arrested in connection with the 2011 death of his estranged wife was indicted for first-degree murder by a Monmouth County Grand Jury Wednesday, the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office announced. According to police, Oscar Prior-Ramirez, 32, murdered his estranged wife and Red Bank resident, Viridiana Beltran-Gomez, 26, sometime after abducting her on May 12. Authorities said Prior-Ramirez buried her body about 100 feet from mile marker 119 in Aberdeen off of the Garden State Parkway where it remained, undiscovered, for more than a month. A preliminary autopsy of Beltran-Gomez's body revealed that she died of homicidal asphyxiation, either by strangulation or smothering, the prosecutor's office said. Beltran-Gomez was last…
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Arthur Morgan wanted for murder in connection with the death of 2-year-old daughter
Arthur Eugene Morgan III, wanted for murder in the death of his 2-year-old daughter, has been arrested in San Diego, Calif., the U.S. Marshal Office said tonight. Morgan, on the lam since the body of his daughter, Tierra Morgan-Glover, was found in a stream in Shark River Park in Wall last week, was arrested in a house in San Diego, said U.S. Marshal spokeswoman Lynzey Donahue. The home, on the 800 block of Euclid Ave. in East San Diego, was owned by a friend of Morgan's, Deputy U.S. Marshal Omar Castillo said. The service had received information from New Jersey that Morgan may be in East San Diego Tuesday. Castillo did not know from what agency the tip came from. The Marshal service tracked down the home and surveiled it for seven hours …