Sex offender charged with masturbating in front of children at library

assetContent (58)BRADLEY BEACH – A 30-year-old Asbury Park man was charged with multiple offenses after he allegedly sexually gratified himself in front of children inside of the public library. Michael Carlucci, 30, of Asbury Park, was charged with two counts of second-degree sexual assault on a minor and one count of fourth-degree trespassing on Tuesday following an… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 24th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Could third development for Asbury Park site be the charm?

assetContent (4)ASBURY PARK — Perhaps the third time will be the charm for an undeveloped block in the heart of Asbury Park’s oceanfront. The city’s master developer, iStar Residential, has proposed building a luxury condominium complex and hotel on the site of two failed development projects that had come to symbolize Asbury Park’s struggle to recover from… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 21st, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Asbury Park Shooter Had Two Victims, Additional Charges Filed

assetContentThe investigation into the shooting in Asbury Park last night has revealed the existence of a second victim, according to Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Elijah “Streets” Graham, 27, of Fairview, North Carolina, was arrested at 4 a.m. this morning and charged with one count of Attempted Murder. Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Investigators and the Asbury Park Police Department discovered a 24 year old Neptune Township man had been shot in the back when they responded to a “shots fired call” last night at 10:01.  The 24 year old victim was treated and released from Jersey Shore Medical Center.

During the course of the investigation today it was discovered that a 35 year old Neptune Township man had also been shot by Graham. The 35 year old victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

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Posted: August 18th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Crime, Crime and Punishment, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

North Carolina Man Charged In Asbury Park Shooting

assetContentElijah “Streets” Graham, 27, of Fairview, North Carolina was arrested and charged with Attempted Murder this morning for a shooting that occurred in Asbury Park last night, according to a statement from Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Asbury Park police responded to a 911 call at 10:01 p.m. Monday night on the report of shots fired in the 1500 block of Summerfield Avenue. After police arrived on the scene, the victim, a 24-year-old Neptune Township man, was located at 1311 Washington Avenue with a single gunshot wound to his back.  He was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune Township, where he was treated and released.

Investigators from Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and the Asbury Park Police Department determined the victim was shot inside a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu parked along Summerfield Avenue.

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Posted: August 18th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor, Neptune | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Man shot in head flags down cop for help, shooter kills himself, officials say

assetContentASBURY PARK — One man was killed and another is in extremely critical condition in an attempted murder-suicide that occurred Thursday afternoon in broad daylight on a public street in Asbury Park, authorities said. A 30-year-old city man was shot in the head by a 20-year-old man who later turned the gun on himself and pulled… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 7th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Man shot in head flags down cop for help, shooter kills himself, officials say

Christie’s Asbury Park fundraiser brings $1.3M for 2016 campaign

assetContentASBURY PARK — Gov. Chris Christie rallied his longtime New Jersey supporters Tuesday night, as they helped raise more than $1.3 million for his presidential campaign. The Republican governor, speaking in Asbury Park Convention Hall, told his home state residents he plans to “bring a little New Jersey to the campaign,” promising to “kick hope and… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 5th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Asbury Park, Chris Christie, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »

Bottles thrown at officers trying to disperse large crowd in Asbury Park, police say

assetContentASBURY PARK — A police officer sustained minor injuries after he was hit by a bottle while trying to disperse a large crowd in the city Thursday night. Police responded to the 10 block of Borden Avenue at 11:20 p.m. for a report of a large crowd in the area due to a party at a… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 27th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Crime, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Christie to return to Asbury Park Convention Hall

“I sought a second term to finish the job – now watch me do it.”

~ Governor Chris Christie, November 5, 2013

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Governor Chris Christie is bringing his “Telling it like it is” presidential campaign to the Asbury Park Convention Hall for a high dollar fundraiser on August 4.   Here’s a copy of the invitation if you would like to go.  Tickets are $250 per person for the reception. For $2,700 per person or $5,400 per couple you get a photo and a reception ticket.

Christie ends his first presidential commercial with a clip from his announcement speech where he emphatically declares “I mean what I say say and I say what I mean, and that’s what America needs right now.”

Here are some highlights of what Christie said the last time he held a big event at the Asbury Park Convention Hall—his victory speech on the occasion of his reelection in 2013:

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Posted: July 14th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2013 Election, 2013 Gubernatorial Politics, 2016 Presidential Politics, Asbury Park, Chris Christie, Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Asbury Park Man Charged With Kiddie Porn

assetContentJohan J. Murrieta, 20, of the 300 block of 8th Avenue in Asbury Park, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with 4 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, according to a statement by Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

A series of CyberTips received from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children indicating child pornography was being distributed electronically lead to an investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force which revealed that on three separate days, images of child pornography were distributed using three different email accounts – all the accounts were accessed by an individual using an IP address associated with Murrieta’s home.

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Posted: July 2nd, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Crime, Crime and Punishment, Monmouth County, Monmouth County Correctional Institution, Monmouth County Court, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Asbury Park Man Charged With Kiddie Porn

Gramiccioni: Prosecutor’s Office Will Conduct Internal Affairs Investigation Of Seidle Shooting

Acting Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni

Acting Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni

Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni issued the following statement this afternoon regarding the investigation into the Asbury Park and Neptune Township Police Departments’ response to the murder of Tamara Wilson-Seidle last week:

“Yesterday morning, I informed the police chiefs of the Asbury Park and Neptune Township Police Departments that our Office will conduct the Internal Affairs review and evaluation of the performance of the responding officers to last week’s tragic shooting by off-duty Neptune Township Police Officer Philip Seidle.

“This review will be conducted by our Professional Responsibility Bureau to ensure a thorough review and evaluation is performed that will stand up to the scrutiny from the community.

“It is imperative that we look at this incident with a critical eye towards doing all that we can to understand what transpired and learning how, moving forward, we can improve from that evaluative process.

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Posted: June 24th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor, Neptune | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »