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 »

Asbury Park Police Officer Busted For Putting His Sister On His Heath Insurance

Alix Antoine, 36, an Asbury Park Police Officer, was arrested on Monday and charged with second degree Official Misconduct, Conspiracy to Commit Official Misconduct, Insurance Fraud and third degree Tampering with Public Records.  Antoine’s sister, Patricia Louis, a/k/a Patricia Antoine, 43, of Clifton, was charged with one count each of second degree Conspiracy to Commit Official Misconduct and Insurance Fraud.

According to a statement by Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni, Antoine filed documents in connection with his employment as a police officer enabling Patricia to obtain medical benefits she was not entitled to receive.

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Posted: June 24th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Crime, Crime and Punishment, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Asbury Park Police Officer Busted For Putting His Sister On His Heath Insurance

Before deadly shooting, cop warned his kids he meant their mother harm

ASBURY PARK — Before Tuesday’s fatal encounter with his ex-wife, a Neptune police sergeant contacted two of his children and told them he planned to harm her, NJ Advance Media has learned. A source close to the investigation into Tamara Seidle’s fatal shooting said police were aware of the threat against her before her ex-husband, Neptune… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: June 19th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Crime, Crime and Punishment, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor, Neptune Township | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Before deadly shooting, cop warned his kids he meant their mother harm

Support for the Seidle Family

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Tamara Seidle  photo via facebook

With the enormous emotional reaction to the tragic death of Tamara Seidle at the hands of her ex-husband, Neptune Township Police Sgt. Philip Seidle, there is the unfortunate reality that fraudsters may try to raise money in the name of the family.

MMM has verified that the Seidle family has sanctioned the following efforts and will reap the benefits of the community’s generosity through the following avenues:

A gofundme page has been set up by Ian Nugent with the consent of the family.  Donations can be made online via the site here.

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Posted: June 17th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Support for the Seidle Family

N.J. cop charged with killing ex-wife scheduled to appear in court

assetContentFREEHOLD – The Neptune Township police officer charged with shooting and killing his wife in front of their daughter on an Asbury Park street Tuesday is due in court Wednesday afternoon. Phillip Seidle, 51, a 22-year veteran with the Neptune Township Police Department, was charged with murder in the shooting death of his ex-wife Tamara Seidle.… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: June 17th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on N.J. cop charged with killing ex-wife scheduled to appear in court

Ocean Township Police Seek Help In Located Missing 17 Year Old Girl

user33386-1430405227-media1_9ea4a2_218_240_PrsMe_The Ocean Township Police Department is seeking public support in locating Ariel Warren, 17.

Warren has been missing since April 8.  She is know to frequent Asbury Park and Neptune Township.

Anyone with information about Warren’s whereabouts is urged to call the police.

Case Detective: Michael Melody 732-531-1428
OTPD Main #: 732-531-1800
Anonymous Crime Tips: 732-531-3323
or direct message on FB/Twitter.

www.facebook.com/OceanTwpPolice
www.twitter.com/OceantwpPolice

Posted: April 30th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Ocean Township Police Seek Help In Located Missing 17 Year Old Girl

Humane Society Reinstates Volunteer Program

DogThe Associated Humane Societies announced on facebook this evening that the volunteer program at their Tinton Falls facility has been reinstated.

AHS announced the suspension of the program last Sunday, claiming that volunteers failure to follow protocol for handling animals housed at the shelter cause animal deaths and injuries to both animals and humans.

Asbury Park Deputy Mayor Amy Quinn, a volunteer at the facility, called the claims by AHS “outrageous” and dubbed the management of the facility “apathetic” to both guests of the facility looking to adopt pets and the animals themselves. The volunteers was wage a PR campaign against the programs termination throughout the week.  A protest was scheduled for tomorrow at the facility.  It is unclear if the protest will happen, given the reinstatement.

Here is the statement posted today announcing the reinstatement of the program:

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Posted: April 17th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Tinton Falls | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »