MMM has learned that a Long Branch Police Officer is under investigation for allegedly inappropriately groping a female guest, during a celebration of police promotions on Friday night at Jack’s Goal Line Stand, a popular restaurant on Brighton Ave in the city.
Long Branch Police Chief Jason Roebuck confirmed the incident is being investigated by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.
Senator Vin Gopal attended the promotion ceremony and the after party. Gopal told MMM that is aware that the Prosecutor’s Office is investigating an incident that happen at about 10 or 11 pm, after he left the party.
Charles Webster of the Prosecutor’s Office has yet to respond to our inquiry. Chief Roebuck said it is unlikely to the Prosecutor’s Office will release any information for a few days while the investigation takes place.
The Officer who is alleged to have committed the assault is not one of the 12 officers whose promotion was celebrated on Friday.