Pool photo by Tom Costello, Asbury Park Press
Toni Ann Marletta, 50, of Leonardo, said “I found that out,” when asked by Assistant Prosecutor Meghan Doyle if she was aware that Marissa Procopio had died as a result of being stuck by the car Marletta was driving on Route 36 on July 7, 2015.
In her allocution, Marletta said that she fled the scene of the accident because she had let her insurance lapse two months earlier. She admitted asking the children, her daughter and two others, who were passengers in the car not to talk about the accident until she figured out what she was going to do about it.
Marletta pleaded guilty to Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident that resulted in a Death and to two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child this morning before Superior Court Judge Ronald Reisner in Freehold. Under a plea agreement, the prosecution is recommending a sentence of 7 years for Leaving the Scene and 4 years for Endangering—to be served concurrently. Marletta will also face fines and a license suspension for motor vehicle infractions including having no insurance.
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Posted: September 16th, 2016 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: Danielle Procopio, Danielle Procopio-Adams, Judge Ronald Reisner, Marissa Procopio, Meghan Doyle, Middletown, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Peter O'Mara Esq, Toni Ann Marletta, Toni Marletta | 7 Comments »
Toni Ann Marletta in Judge Ronald Reisner’s Court Room, June 20, 2016
Toni Ann Marletta, the 50 year old Leonardo woman accused of killing Marissa Procopio, 15, of Atlantic Highlands, in a hit and run incident on Rt 36 last July, pleaded not guilty to 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 this morning during her arraignment in Judge Ronald Reisner’s Courtroom in Freehold.
Assistant Monmouth County Prosecutor Meghan Doyle told Judge Reisner that the State has offered Marletta a plea deal which carries a 7 year sentence in state prison. Marletta has until September 6, the date of the next case conference, to accept that deal.
Peter M. O’Hara, Esq, Marletta’s defense attorney, said that he would be filing a motion to suppress some the the evidence against his client.
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Posted: June 20th, 2016 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Atlantic Highlands, Danielle Procopio, Hit and run, Hit and run driver, Judge Ronald Reisner, Leonardo, Marissa Procopio, Middletown Township, Monmouth County News, Toni Ann Marletta | Comments Off on Hit and Run Driver Pleads Not Guilty To Killing 15 year Old Atlantic Highlands Girl
FREEHOLD – A Colts Neck teen will have up to 15 years behind bars to think about the night he repeatedly stabbed and slashed a woman with a 10-inch knife, before carjacking her and then leaving her for dead. Monmouth County Superior Court Judge Ronald Reisner sentenced Brennan Doyle, 18, of Colts Neck, to a pair… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: October 30th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Colts Neck, Crime, Crime and Punishment, Monmouth County Court, Monmouth County News | Tags: Brennan Doyle, Colts Neck, Judge Ronald Reisner, Laurie Gerhardt, Mitchell Ansell, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Comments Off on Teen gets 15 years for trying to kill Colts Neck woman
Civil suit alleges that Marlboro Recreation Department failed to supervise, protect children and attempted to cover up sexting incidents
Matthew Kleinstein, 20, of Marlboro Township, pleaded guilty to fourth degree Cyber Harassment on August 17, 2015 in Monmouth County Court. Kleinstein had also been charged with 3rd degree Endangering the Welfare of a Minor after he sent pictures of his genitals to four female campers, ages 11-13, via text message and SnapChat, during his employment as a Camp Counselor with the Marlboro Department of Recreation at Marlboro High School during the summer of 2014.
Kleinstein has applied for Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI). He is scheduled to be sentenced by Judge Ronald Lee Reisner on October 9th at 9 a.m, according to Charles Webster, spokesman for the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. If accepted into the PTI program, Kleinstein will avoid serving jail time and have his criminal record expunged upon successfully completing the program.
A civil lawsuit filed by one of the victims and her guardian on September 18, 2015 alleges that Kleinstein’s father, Darrin Kleinstein, Vice Chairman of the Marlboro Recreation Advisory Committee, obstructed the investigation into his son’s actions by the Marlboro Recreation Department and the Marlboro Police Department. The suit alleges that the elder Kleinstein contended that the allegations were false and manufactured with the intent of harassing his son.
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Posted: October 1st, 2015 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Jon Hornik, Marlboro, Monmouth County, Monmouth County Court, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: Darrin Kleinstein, Judge Ronald Reisner, Lyne Gustman, Marlboro, Marlboro Mayor Jon Hornik, Marlboro Township, Marlboro Township Recreation Department, Matthew Kleinstein, Michelle Gropper, Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, Pre-Trial Intervention, PTI, Robert Honecker, Sexting, SnapChat, Steven P. Lombardi Esq, Suzi Leifer, Ted Ernst | 40 Comments »
Posted: April 29th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Crime, Crime and Punishment, Manalapan, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: Debra Dunbar, Edward Bertucio, Judge Ronald Reisner, Louis Pepe, Manalapan, Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, Robert Dunbar | Comments Off on Prosecutors want charge reinstated against man accused of shooting NYPD cop in Manalapan