FREEHOLD — A Long Branch man was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison for attempting to kill a rival when he shot him 15 times in Red Bank three years ago. Sentenced to an extended term because of his criminal history, Anthony Sims, 28, will have to serve more than 42 years in prison before… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: August 20th, 2017 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Anthony Sims, Crime, Long Branch, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, Perry Veney, Red Bank | Comments Off on Long Branch man sentenced to 50 years in prison for near-fatal shooting
WEST LONG BRANCH — A Monmouth University football player has been arrested in the attempted armed robbery that prompted a campus lockdown Tuesday night, a source told NJ Advance Media. Keith Williams, a freshman offensive lineman who played high school football in Maryland, is in custody, according to the source, who was not permitted to speak… Read the rest of this entry »
FREEHOLD — An Eatontown man has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting a couple after demanding money from them in Red Bank, authorities said Tuesday. Inow Rainey, 26, was charged Friday with two counts of attempted murder and one count each of armed robbery, unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a weapon for… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: November 2nd, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Angelique Morris, Crime, Inow Rainey, Leon Veney, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni | Comments Off on Eatontown man shot couple after robbing them in Red Bank, authorities say
Brian Unger, a former Long Branch Councilman who during his colorful career in Monmouth County politics ran for Mayor of Long Branch, Freeholder and State Senate, admitted in U.S. District Court that he collected over $82,000 of Social Security benefits paid to his wife for four years after she died.
Unger was released on an unsecured bond of $50,000 after pleading guilty before U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson in Trenton. He faces up to 10 years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine when he is sentenced on January 18, 2017.admin | Filed under: Long Branch, Monmouth County News | Tags: Brian Unger, Crime, Monmouth County News, U.S. Attorney, U.S. Judge Freda Wolfson, University of Puerto Rico | Comments Off on Brian Unger, Former Long Branch Councilman, Collected His Dead Wife’s Social Security Benefits
Toni Ann Marletta, the Leonardo woman accused of the hit and run accident that resulted in the death of 15 year old Marissa Procopio last July 8, was indicted by a Monmouth County Grand Jury on Monday, May 16, according to a copy of the indictment released by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.
Marletta stands charged of one count of Knowingly Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident which resulted in a death, a Second Degree Crime, two counts of Third Degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child and one count of second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The Third Degree Endangering Charges are related to the children who were passengers in the car driven by Marletta when it struck and killed Procopio. The Second Degree Endangering Charge is related to the deceased teenager, Procopio.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Crime, Hit and run, Leonardo, Marissa Procopio, Middletown, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, Toni Ann Marletta | 7 Comments »
FREEHOLD – A Monmouth County grand jury has indicted a 20-year-old Asbury Park man on six counts, including attempted murder, after he allegedly exchanged gunfire with a police officer in November. At approximately 7:15 p.m. on Nov. 4, an Asbury Park police officer attempted to conduct a field stop of Dante Allen, 20, of Asbury Park,… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: February 22nd, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni, Asbury Park, Crime, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office | 1 Comment »
FREEHOLD – Investigators seized 10,000 bags of heroin with an estimated street value of as much as $100,000, as part of an undercover operation that culminated in the arrests of two New York City women, announced Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.
Vikky V. Morel, 26, and Niudis Vazquez-Moncion, 34, both of the Bronx in New York City, were arrested Tuesday afternoon when they delivered the large quantity of heroin to undercover detectives in the parking lot of a supermarket on Route 36 in Keyport. Both women are charged with third degree Possession of Heroin and first degree Possession of Heroin with Intent to Distribute and are being held in the Monmouth County Correctional Institution, Freehold Township, in lieu of bail. Morel is being held on $325,000 bail, with no option to post 10 percent, and a required bail source hearing. Vazquez-Moncion is being held on $250,000 bail, with no option to post 10 percent, and a required bail source hearing. A bail source hearing is conducted at the request of the prosecutor or judge as a means to ensure that the funds used by a defendant to post bail were not acquired as a result of criminal or unlawful conduct.admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni, Crime, Heroin, Keyport, Keyport Police, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, Niudis Vazquez-Moncion, Vikky V. Morel | 17 Comments »
Detective Lt Timothy Torchia released the surveillance photo (left) of the suspect in a theft that occured in December.
Anyone who knows the man in the photograph is asked to contact the Township Police Department in one of the following ways:
Detective Jesse Orbach 732-531-1428
Crime Tips: 732-531-3323 (Anonymous)
FREEHOLD — A former Ocean Grove art gallery owner had admitted to having images of child pornography on his computer, authorities said on Tuesday. Peter Tumblety, 58, of the Port Monmouth section of Middletown, pleaded guilty to on Monday to one count of endangering the welfare of a child by possessiong child pornography, said acting Monmouth… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: January 12th, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Crime, Crime and Punishment, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni, Crime, Middletown, Monmouth County News, Neptune Township, Ocean Grove, Peter Tumblety, Port Monmouth | Comments Off on Former Ocean Grove art gallery owner admits having child pornography
Jamar Small, 24, was gunned down and killed on the 1000 block of Summerfield Avenue in Asbury Park on Sunday, according to a statement by Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Another male shooting victim whose name was not released by Gramiccioni remains in critical condition at an undisclosed local hospital.
Small was a recent graduate of Texas Southern University and the quarterback of the school’s football team.admin | Filed under: Asbury Park, Crime, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: Asbury Park, Crime, Gun Violence, Jamal Small, Jamar Small, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, Summerfield Ave | 2 Comments »