Support for Abbie Smith’s Family

The tragic death of 11 year old Abbiegal “Abbie” Smith last week, allegedly at the hands of her 18 year old Keansburg neighbor, Andreas Erazo, has resulted in an outpouring of generous support for Abbie’s family.

A total of $26,055, plus meal donations, has been raised by three social media campaigns since Friday, July 14, the day after Abbie’s remains were found near her home and Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced that her death was being investigated as a homicide.

The family is still accepting donations here.

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Posted: July 18th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Accused killer of Abbie Smith ‘literally had demons,’ friend says

KEANSBURG — The teenager accused of stabbing an 11-year-old borough girl to death this week “literally had demons” and had shown a pattern of lashing out in anger, according to people who knew him and his family. Andreas Erazo, 18, was charged Thursday with murder hours after authorities found AbbieGail “Abbie” Smith’s body behind an apartment… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: July 16th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Arrest Made In Keansburg Girl’s Murder

Andreas Erazo, 18, who lives in the same Keansburg apartment building that Abbiegal “Abbie” Smith called home, was arrested today for murder of the 11 year old girl.

The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office posted on their facebook page:

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Posted: July 14th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Keansburg Girl’s Death Being Investigated As A Homicide

Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said that Abbiegal “Abbie” Smith’s body was found near her Keansburg home at about 10:45 this morning and that her death is being investigated as a homicide.

Speaking outside the Hancock Apartments where Abbie lived, Gramiccioni did not announce the cause or manner of death.

Abbie, 11 years old, was last seen by a family member at home last night at about 8:45 and was reported missing around 10:45, the Prosecutor said.

Gramiccioni  asked anyone with information in regard to Abbiegail’s death to contact Monmouth County Detective Wayne Raynor at 1-800-533-7443 or the Keansburg Police Department at 732-787-0600.

Anonymous tips can be sent to 1-800-671-4400. Tipsters can also text “MONMOUTH” and their tip to 274637 or submit information HERE.

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Posted: July 13th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Missing Keansburg Girl Has Been Found, Condition Not Disclosed

UPDATE: Abbie was found dead in the vicinity of her home this morning. Her death in being investigated as a homicide.

A Monmouth County law enforcement source confirmed that Abbie Smith, the 11 year old Keansburg girl who went missing last night, has been located.  The source would not confirm that she is safe and sound. “All I can tell you is that she has been located and that we are talking to her family,” the source said.

Charles Webster, spokesperson for the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office said that Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni will be meeting the the press at the Keansburg Police Department sometime after 12:30 this afternoon.

 

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Posted: July 13th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Keansburg Police Searching For Missing 11 Year Old Girl

UPDATE: ABBIE HAS BEEN LOCATED; CONDITION NOT DISCLOSED

The Keansburg Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Abbiegal “Abbie” Smith, an 11 year old resident of the borough who was last seen in her Hancock Street apartment at about 9:45 last night and was noticed missing at 10:50 p.m.

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Marlboro resident, a teacher in Keansburg, is charged with kiddie porn distribution

Marc Marinoff photo via facebook

Marc S. Marinoff, 30, of Pear Drive in Marlboro and a teacher at the Bolger Middle School in Keansburg, was arrested on child pornography charges on Thursday, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Detectives of the Prosecutor’s Computer Crimes Unit conducted a search of Marinoff’s home and various personal electronic devices were seized. An initial preview forensic examination revealed that Marinoff possessed and distributed videos of child pornography via a peer-to-peer file-sharing program – an online connection of computers allowing the sharing of files directly between the individual users.

Marinoff was charged with one count each of second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Distribution of Child Pornography) and third degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Possession of Child Pornography).  The charges carry penalties of up to 15 years in state prison upon conviction and lifetime parole supervision under Megan’s Law.

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Keansburg Mother Charged With Throwing 6 Month Old At Father

The Keansburg Police Department charged Nicole Robbolino. 32, of Briarwood Avenue, with one count of Assault and one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child on Tuesday after an investigation revealed that Robbolino threw a child safety seat containing her six month old son at her boyfriend–the father of the child.  The baby suffered a mild head injury.

According to a statement issued by the Police Department, officers where dispatched to the scene for a report that a 5 year old female that had sustained a hot water burn to her face.  The officers learned that the girl bumped into a stove, causing hot water to splash onto her face. She was treated on the scene by officers and Keansburg EMS and transported to Bayshore Hospital.

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Posted: January 26th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Keansburg Mother Charged With Throwing 6 Month Old At Father

Guadagno’s running for N.J. governor, and away from Christie

KEANSBURG — As Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno formally launched her 2017 bid for governor Tuesday, she avoided any talk of the unpopular governor who gave her a shot in statewide politics eight years ago. Promising that “better days are ahead in New Jersey,” Guadagno in her 22-minute speech at a Mexican restaurant La Playa did not… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: January 17th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: 2017 Elections, 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Politics, Kim Guadagno, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 Comments »

Keansburg Drug Distribution Ring Busted

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Angela Scotti via facebook

Four Keansburg residents were arrested in the borough on Wednesday, December 14 and charged with various narcotic possession and distribution offenses.

The arrests were the result of a month-long investigation by the Keansburg Police Department, the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office and the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Narcotics Task Force, according to an announcement by the Keansburg PD.

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Posted: December 16th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Keansburg, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments »